Recently, we have reported the formation of nano-particles by mixing a poor solvent into a solution of polymer, and then evaporating a good solvent. In this report, nano-particles were prepared from various biodegradable polymers. Average size of the particles was measured by dynamic light scattering spectrophotometer. The particles were observed by Field-Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy. Uniform sized particles were formed. The particle size was controlled ranging from 100 nm to 1000 nm. In the case of Poly(ε- caprolactone)(PCL), the particle size became larger with increasing the concentration of solution, and increasing the volume ratio of a good solvent / a poor solvent. Fabrication of biodegradable particles containing a drug and the concentration of drug in the particles will be reported.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2005|
|Event||54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules - Yamagata, Japan|
Duration: Sep 20 2005 → Sep 22 2005
|Other||54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules|
|Period||9/20/05 → 9/22/05|
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