Cubosomes are formed by amphiphilic molecules, with the bicontinuous contortions of inter-connecting hydrophilic
and hydrophobic domains. The inner cubic-phase structure of cubosomes makes it an attractive drug-delivery system
in pharmaceutical applications. This review mainly describes the potential applications of cubosomes as a drug delivery
system for oral administration, highlights the mechanisms involved in the transcellular transport and digestive process,
challenges involved in formulation development and evaluations of the in vivo and in vitro study. As pointed out throughout
this review, a number of critical points on cubosome products need to be solved in order to attain practical applications.
Keywords: Cubosomes, in vitro, in vivo, oral delivery system.
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