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  1. Gregory Gregoriadis1,
  2. Yvonne Perrie2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002656.pub2



How to Cite

Gregoriadis, G. and Perrie, Y. 2010. Liposomes. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    London Bioscience Innovation Centre, Lipoxen plc, London, UK

  2. 2

    Aston University, Aston Pharmacy School, School of Life and Health Sciences, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
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Figure 1. Schematic representation of a lipid, which can form bilayer vesicles with drug entrapped in the aqueous phase or within the bilayer. With appropriate electrostatic interactions, drugs can also be adsorbed onto the surface.