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Direct Preparation and Loading of Lipid and Polymer Vesicles Using Inkjets†
Article first published online: 13 SEP 2005
Copyright © 2005 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 1, Issue 12, pages 1177–1180, December 2005
How to Cite
Hauschild, S., Lipprandt, U., Rumplecker, A., Borchert, U., Rank, A., Schubert, R. and Förster, S. (2005), Direct Preparation and Loading of Lipid and Polymer Vesicles Using Inkjets. Small, 1: 1177–1180. doi: 10.1002/smll.200500093
- Issue published online: 28 OCT 2005
- Article first published online: 13 SEP 2005
- Manuscript Revised: 21 JUN 2005
- Manuscript Received: 21 MAR 2005
- block copolymers;
- inkjet printing;
Nanoprinting! Nanometer-sized, unilamellar liposomes and polymersomes with narrow size distributions can be directly prepared and loaded using inkjet printers (see Figure). The size can be controlled via amphiphile concentration and cartridge type. This one-step method allows the efficient encapsulation of predefined drug mixtures using color printing technology.