Chapter 20. Subcellular Targeting of Virus-Envelope-Coated Nanoparticles

  1. Volkmar Weissig2 and
  2. Gerard G. M. D'Souza3
  1. Jia Wang,
  2. Mohammad F. Saeed,
  3. Andrey A. Kolokoltsov and
  4. Robert A. Davey

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470875780.ch20

Organelle-Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

Organelle-Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

How to Cite

Wang, J., Saeed, M. F., Kolokoltsov, A. A. and Davey, R. A. (2010) Subcellular Targeting of Virus-Envelope-Coated Nanoparticles, in Organelle-Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (eds V. Weissig and G. G. M. D'Souza), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470875780.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale, Arizona, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470631652

Online ISBN: 9780470875780



  • subcellular targeting of virus-envelope-coated nanoparticles;
  • viruses as membrane penetration devices;
  • virosomes, detergent solubilized eGPs - reconsitituted into liposomes by removal of excess detergent in lipid presence


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Virus Classification

  • Envelope Glycoprotein Structure, Function, and Classification

  • Viruses as Membrane Penetration Devices

  • Virosomes

  • Reconstitution and Loading of Virosomes

  • Virus Envelope Glycoprotein - Coated Polymers

  • Recombinant Sources of Virus Envelope Glycoproteins

  • References