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Special Issue "Nanozymes for Anti-cancer and Anti-bacterial Treatment"
A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923). This special issue belongs to the section "Drug Targeting and Design".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 May 2023) | Viewed by 111
Special Issue Editors
Interests: polymeric nanoparticles; drug delivery; biosensing/bioimaging; cancer therapy; bacterial infection
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Interests: materials chemistry; cancer theranostics; nanomedicine
Special Issue Information
Natural enzymes are biocatalysts that mediate various reactions in biological processes such as signal transduction, metabolism, and digestion. In addition to their important roles in living organisms, enzymes are applicable in the industry due to their high specificity and efficiency. Nevertheless, the widespread application of enzymes is severely hampered by several limitations, including high production cost, ease of denaturation and inactivation, and low yield. As an emerging artificial enzyme, nanozymes that combine the characteristics of nanomaterials and enzymes are promising alternatives. On the one hand, nanozymes possess high enzyme-like catalytic activities to regulate biochemical reactions. On the other hand, nanozymes also inherit the properties of nanomaterials, which can ameliorate the shortcomings of natural enzymes and serve as versatile platforms for diverse applications.
The present Special Issue aims to collect recent research in the design and preparation of nanozymes and focuses on the use of nanozymes in biomedical fields, especially for anti-cancer and anti-bacterial treatment.
Dr. Xiaodong Zhang
Dr. Deblin Jana
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- drug delivery
- anti-cancer treatment
- anti-bacterial treatment