fulltext.study @t Gmail

An in situ cross-linking hybrid hydrogel for controlled release of proteins

Paper ID Volume ID Publish Year Pages File Format Full-Text
1062 74 2012 7 PDF Available
Title
An in situ cross-linking hybrid hydrogel for controlled release of proteins
Abstract

There is a clear need for methods to provide a safe controlled release of therapeutic proteins, either to achieve and maintain high local protein concentrations, or for sustained systemic delivery. We have developed a protein delivery system that combines in situ cross-linkable polysaccharide hydrogels with gelatin. This formulation is injectable, easy to apply, and obviates the need for organic solvents or potentially toxic cross-linking agents in the formulation process. The cross-linked polysaccharides themselves (comprising hyaluronic acid, dextran and/or carboxymethylcellulose) provided prolonged release of fluorescently labeled albumin (FITC-albumin). The duration of release was markedly extended by the incorporation of gelatin into the formulation: FITC-albumin and interleukin-2 (IL-2) were released over the course of more than 3 weeks. The IL-2 maintained >70% activity throughout that time. Gelatin also accelerated the gelation time of the hydrogels, and reduced their swelling in phosphate-buffered saline. The composite hydrogel (dextran–carboxymethylcellulose–gelatin) showed minimal cytotoxicity in vitro, and benign tissue reaction after subcutaneous injection in rats.

Keywords
Controlled release; Protein; Gelatin; Drug delivery; Hydrogel
First Page Preview
An in situ cross-linking hybrid hydrogel for controlled release of proteins
Get Full-Text Now
Don't Miss Today's Special Offer
Price was $35.95
You save - $31
Price after discount Only $4.95
100% Money Back Guarantee
Full-text PDF Download
Online Support
Any Questions? feel free to contact us
Publisher
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Acta Biomaterialia - Volume 8, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 1703–1709
Authors
, , ,
Subjects
Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering
Get Full-Text Now
Don't Miss Today's Special Offer
Price was $35.95
You save - $31
Price after discount Only $4.95
100% Money Back Guarantee
Full-text PDF Download
Online Support
Any Questions? feel free to contact us