In vitro and in vivo assessment of delivery of hydrophobic molecules and plasmid DNAs with PEO-PPO-PEO polymeric micelles on cornea

Feichin Hsiao, Po Yang Huang, Takao Aoyagi, Shwu Fen Chang, Jiahorng Liaw

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The stability and bio-distribution of genes or drug complexes with poly(ethylene oxide)-poly(propylene oxide)-poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO-PPO-PEO, Pluronic F-68) polymeric micelles (PM) are essential for an effective nanosized PM delivery system. We used Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) pairs with PM and measured the FRET ratio to assess the stability of PM in vitro and in vivo on the cornea. The FRET ratio reached a plateau at 0.8 with 3% PM. Differential scanning calorimetry measurement confirmed the complex formation of FRET pairs with PM. Confocal imaging with the fluorophores fluorescein isothiocyanate isomer I (FITC) and rhodamine B base (RhB) also showed the occurrence of FRET pairs in vitro. The fluorophores were mixed with 3% PM solution or the FITC-labeled PEO-PPO-PEO polymers (FITC-P) were mixed with RhB-labeled plasmids (RhB-DNA). In addition, the in vitro corneal permeation of FRET pair complexes with PM reached a 0.8 FRET ratio. One hour after eye drop administration, FRET pairs colocalized in the cytoplasm, and surrounded and entered the nuclei of cells in the cornea, and the polymers were located in the corneal epithelial layers, as detected through anti-PEG immunohistochemistry. Furthermore, fluorescence colocalization in the cytoplasm and cell nucleus of the corneal epithelium was confirmed in tissues where RhB or RhB-DNA complexed with FITC-P was found to accumulate. We demonstrate that at a concentration of 3%, PM can encapsulate FRET pairs or RhB-DNA and retain their integrity within the cornea 1 h after administration, suggesting the feasibility and stability of PEO-PPO-PEO polymers as a vehicle for drug delivery.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)869-878
期刊Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
26
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 四月 2018

指紋

rhodamine B
Energy Transfer
Micelles
cornea
micelles
energy transfer
Cornea
plasmids
Plasmids
DNA
isothiocyanates
fluorescein
Fluorescein
isomers
polymers
fluorescent dyes
cell nucleus
polyethylene glycol
Cell Nucleus
Cytoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Pharmacology

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In vitro and in vivo assessment of delivery of hydrophobic molecules and plasmid DNAs with PEO-PPO-PEO polymeric micelles on cornea. / Hsiao, Feichin; Huang, Po Yang; Aoyagi, Takao; Chang, Shwu Fen; Liaw, Jiahorng.

於: Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 卷 26, 編號 2, 04.2018, p. 869-878.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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