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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2020 Vol.21 No.7 P.571-580


Hyaluronic acid derivative-modified nano-structured lipid carrier for cancer targeting and therapy

Author(s):  Xiao Liu, Hai Liu, Su-lan Wang, Jing-wen Liu

Affiliation(s):  Department of Pharmacy, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310016, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   3415120@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Paclitaxel (PTX), Hyaluronic acid-octadecylamine (HA-ODA), Nano-structured lipid carrier (NLC), Tumor targeting, In vivo distribution

Xiao Liu, Hai Liu, Su-lan Wang, Jing-wen Liu. Hyaluronic acid derivative-modified nano-structured lipid carrier for cancer targeting and therapy[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2020, 21(7): 571-580.

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To reduce the problems of poor solubility, high in vivo dosage requirement, and weak targeting ability of paclitaxel (PTX), a hyaluronic acid-octadecylamine (HA-ODA)-modified nano-structured lipid carrier (HA-NLC) was constructed. HA-ODA conjugates were synthesized by an amide reaction between HA and ODA. The hydrophobic chain of HA-ODA can be embedded in the lipid core of the NLC to obtain HA-NLC. The HA-NLC displayed strong internalization in cluster determinant 44 (CD44) highly expressed MCF-7 cells, and endocytosis mediated by the CD44 receptor was involved. The HA-NLC had an encapsulation efficiency of PTX of 72.0%. The cytotoxicity of the PTX-loaded nanoparticle HA-NLC/PTX in MCF-7 cells was much stronger than that of the commercial preparation Taxol®. In vivo, the HA-NLC exhibited strong tumor targeting ability. The distribution of the NLCs to the liver and spleen was reduced after HA modification, while more nanoparticles were aggregated to the tumor site. Our results suggest that HA-NLC has excellent properties as a nano drug carrier and potential for in vivo targeting.




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[30]Fig. S1 Zeta potential determination of the nanoparticles (NLC, NLC/PTX, HA-NLC, and HA-NLC/PTX)

[31]Fig. S2 Size distribution of the nanoparticles (NLC, NLC/PTX, HA-NLC, and HA-NLC/PTX) at the 10th day after they were prepared

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