Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/45594
Title: Investigation of combinatory drug mix on cell behavior
Authors: Arora, Shuchi
Keywords: DRNTU::Science::Medicine::Pharmacy::Pharmaceutical technology
DRNTU::Engineering::Chemical engineering::Biotechnology
Issue Date: 2011
Source: Arora, S. (2011). Investigation of combinatory drug mix on cell behavior. Doctoral thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Abstract: Real-time combinatory drug responses on biological cells have become important for drug screenings with growing threat of diseases. Though rapid progress has been made in the field of biotechnology and pharmacy, the need to understand the effects of drug combinations, such as antibiotics and herbal medicines, on cells have become essential. Drug combinations are used to accelerate and/or increase the efficacy of a treatment. In case of infectious diseases, however, the predicaments of drug resistance prevail in the contemporary scenario. Drug combinations, in these cases, are mainly used to overcome such resistance by the disease causing pathogens. The present project created a unique system that can simultaneously investigate cell behavior exposed to a combinatory mixture of drugs. The system was aimed to conduct novel studies of combinatory drug performance on various cell types in vitro. Protocols for handling different cell types that require different culture conditions were established.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/45594
DOI: 10.32657/10356/45594
Fulltext Permission: open
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