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Homework set #5 BENG 100 Spring 2008 Due: February 21, 2008 1. Write a 1-2 sentence description of a matrix drug delivery system and a reservoir drug delivery system. Use a diagram, if that is helpful. 2. You are asked to design a delivery system that provides a constant rate of release of insulin. You want the system to release 1 mg or insulin per day. Will you use a matrix or a reservoir system? Make a list of the advantages and disadvantages of each design for this particular application. 3. You are asked to design a delivery system for local treatment of breast cancer; the
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Unformatted text preview: system will be implanted at the site of the solid tumor and slowly release chemotherapy to the local tissue. Will you use a degradable or a non-degradable polymer? Will you use a matrix system or microspheres? Make a list of the advantages and disadvantages of each for this particular application. 4. Propose a topic for your research paper (which will be due near the end of the semester). Provide at least one scientific reference for the topic....
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