site-specific delivery


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site-specific delivery

Any of the techniques to help a therapeutic agent concentrate in the organ where it will have the greatest effect. These include attaching a drug to a monoclonal antibody or administering prodrugs that are converted to active agents only in targeted cells.
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site-specific delivery

Techniques used to help a therapeutic agent concentrate in the organ where it will have the greatest effect. These include attaching a drug to a monoclonal antibody or administering prodrugs that are converted to active agents only in targeted cells.
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Mercator catheters are also used by several pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to aid in the development of therapeutics that benefit from the direct targeting and efficiency of site-specific delivery.
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Drug delivery technologies can help minimize adverse side effects, improve the action of a drug through faster onset, time-controlled or site-specific delivery, or reduce the number of doses a patient needs to take.
NBMI also is developing OAD technologies for site-specific delivery of therapeutics, currently an area of intense research interest, especially with chemotherapeutics.

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