Biodegradable particles have the ability to target diseased tissue as well as deliver their payload as a controlled release therapy. Biodegradable particles bearing ligands to P-selectin, endothelial selectin (E-selectin) and ICAM-1 have been found to adhere to inflamed endothelium. Therefore the use of biodegradable particles can be also be used for cardiac tissue.
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