magnetic microcapsule

magnetic microcapsule

A vehicle for delivering chemotherapy, in which a toxic drug (e.g., mitomycin C) is “wrapped” in a zinc ferrite shell; the microcapsules are guided to the site of their desired action using an external or intraluminal magnet.
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In this symposium synthesis, characterization, and application of magnetic microcapsules from graft chitosan for the immobilization of enzyme maltogenase was discussed.