Category Archives: ginger-derived nanoparticle

Plant-based nanoparticles successfully treat inflammatory bowel disease in animal model.


There is a clinical need for new, more effective treatments for chronic and debilitating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Now, a study from researchers at the VA and the Georgia State University characterizes a specific population of nanoparticles derived from edible ginger (GDNPs 2) and demonstrates their efficient colon targeting following oral administration.  The team

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