A Synthesis, Properties and Application as a Possible Drug Delivery Systems Dendrimers – A Review

  • Lavish Salvi Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Chetan Kumar Dubey Department of Pharmacology - Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota
  • Kapil Sharma Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Devendra Nagar Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Monika Meghani Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Saloni Goyal Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Jagdish Chandra Nagar Department of Pharmacognosy, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Archana Sharma Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Abstract

Dendrimer is derived from the Greek word “dendron” which is used for tree and from the Greek suffix “mer” (segment) which describes the synthetic, three-dimensional molecules having branching parts.“A dendrimer is generally described as a macromolecule, which is characterized by its dendritic and hyper branched 3D structure that offers a high degree of surface functionality and versatility.” Dendrimers possess three distinguishable architectural components i.e. an interior core, interior layer(generations) composed of repeating units radially attached to the interior core, and exterior (terminal functionality) attached to outermost interior generation (Fig. 1). The higher generation dendrimers, due to their globular structure, occupy a smaller hydrodynamic volume compared to the corresponding linear polymers. The dendritic structure is characterized by layer between each generation.Dendrimers are generally prepared using either a divergent method or a convergent one. There is a fundamental difference between these two construction concepts. Dendrimers shows the various properties such as structure, shape, aqueous solubility, non-polar solubility, &architecture. Dendrimer can be classification on the basis of their shape, structure, branching, solubility, chirality and attachment. Dendrimer can be differentiated on the basis of their shape, end functional groups and internal cavities.


 

Keywords: Dendrimers, Properties, Classification, Types, And Application.

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Author Biographies

Lavish Salvi, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India – 324003

Chetan Kumar Dubey, Department of Pharmacology - Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota

Department of Pharmacology - Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota

Kapil Sharma, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Devendra Nagar, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Monika Meghani, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Saloni Goyal, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Jagdish Chandra Nagar, Department of Pharmacognosy, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Department of Pharmacognosy, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Archana Sharma, Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota, Rajasthan, India

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Salvi, L., Dubey, C., Sharma, K., Nagar, D., Meghani, M., Goyal, S., Nagar, J., & Sharma, A. (2020). A Synthesis, Properties and Application as a Possible Drug Delivery Systems Dendrimers – A Review. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, 8(2), 107-113. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.22270/ajprd.v8i2.676