Immunoliposomes: Synthesis, Structure, and their Potential as Drug Delivery Carriers

Author(s): Divya Sandeep, Nour M. AlSawaftah, Ghaleb A. Husseini*

Journal Name: Current Cancer Therapy Reviews

Volume 16 , Issue 4 , 2020

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Immunoliposomes have emerged as attractive drug targeting vehicles for cancer treatment. This review presents the recent advances in the design of immunoliposomes encapsulating a variety of chemotherapeutic agents. We provided an overview of different routes that can be used to conjugate antibodies to the surfaces of liposomes, as well as several examples of stimuliresponsive immunoliposome systems and their therapeutic potential for cancer treatment.

Keywords: Cancer, targeted drug delivery, antibodies, antibody fragments, immunoliposomes, receptor upregulation.

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Year: 2020
Published on: 20 November, 2020
Page: [306 - 319]
Pages: 14
DOI: 10.2174/1573394716666200227095521

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