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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 789289, 22 pages
A Review of the Effect of Processing Variables on the Fabrication of Electrospun Nanofibers for Drug Delivery Applications
1Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
2School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. John’s University of Tanzania, Dodoma, Tanzania
Received 21 November 2012; Accepted 20 December 2012
Academic Editor: Lianjun Wang
Copyright © 2013 Viness Pillay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citations to this Article [14 citations]
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- Leonard D. Tijing, June-Seok Choi, Sangho Lee, Seung-Hyun Kim, and Ho Kyong Shon, “Recent progress of membrane distillation using electrospun nanofibrous membrane,” Journal of Membrane Science, 2013.
- Marie Richard-Lacroix, and Christian Pellerin, “Molecular Orientation in Electrospun Fibers: From Mats to Single Fibers,” Macromolecules, pp. 131108153720009, 2013.
- Ioanna Savva, Demetris Constantinou, Oana Marinica, Eugeniu Vasile, Ladislau Vekas, and Theodora Krasia-Christoforou, “Fabrication and Characterization of Superparamagnetic Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone)/Poly(L-lactide)/Fe3O4 Electrospun Membranes,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2013.
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- Kwan-Ha Shin, Young-Hag Koh, and Hyoun-Ee Kim, “Synthesis and Characterization of Drug-Loaded Poly(-caprolactone)/Silica Hybrid Nanofibrous Scaffolds,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2013, pp. 1–12, 2013.
- Nowsheen Goonoo, Archana Bhaw-Luximon, and Dhanjay Jhurry, “Drug Loading and Release from Electrospun Biodegradable Nanofibers,” Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 2173–2199, 2014.
- Naeema Mayet, Yahya E. Choonara, Pradeep Kumar, Lomas K. Tomar, Charu Tyagi, Lisa C. Du Toit, and Viness Pillay, “A Comprehensive Review of Advanced Biopolymeric Wound Healing Systems,” Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014.
- Thitikan Khampieng, Gary E. Wnek, and Pitt Supaphol, “ Electrospun DOXY-h loaded-poly(acrylic acid) nanofiber mats: in vitro drug release and antibacterial properties investigation ,” Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, pp. 1–14, 2014.
- Mariam A. Badawi, and Labiba K. El-Khordagui, “A Quality by Design Approach to Optimization of Emulsions for Electrospinning using Factorial and D-optimal Designs,” European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014.
- Xiuli Hu, Shi Liu, Guangyuan Zhou, Yubin Huang, Zhigang Xie, and Xiabin Jing, “Electrospinning of polymeric nanofibers for drug delivery applications,” Journal of Controlled Release, 2014.
- Caitlin E. Pegg, Gregory H. Jones, Thushara J. Athauda, Ruya R. Ozer, and Justin M. Chalker, “Facile preparation of ammonium alginate-derived nanofibers carrying diverse therapeutic cargo,” Chemical Communications, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 156–158, 2014.
- Hao Dou, and Baoqi Zuo, “Effect of Sodium Carbonate Concentrations on the Formation and Mechanism of Regenerated Silk Fibroin Nanofibers by Electrospinning,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2014, pp. 1–9, 2014.
- Jian-Yi Zheng, Ming-Feng Zhuang, Zhao-Jie Yu, Gao-Feng Zheng, Yang Zhao, Han Wang, and Dao-Heng Sun, “The Effect of Surfactants on the Diameter and Morphology of Electrospun Ultrafine Nanofiber,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2014, pp. 1–9, 2014.