Recent Advances in Liposome Techniques and their Applications in Arthritis

Author(s): Sang-Hyug Park, Aman Seth, Sangmin Lee, Byoung-Hyun Min, Song-Ja Kim, Tongjin Song, Karen A. Hasty, Hongsik Cho

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering (Discontinued)

Volume 5 , Issue 1 , 2012

Abstract:

In the last several decades liposome science has developed enormously. Many scientists have made significant discoveries and advancements in the clinical field using the unique properties of liposomes for drug delivery. These nanotechniques using liposomes have lead to a new era of nanomedicine especially in the diagnosis and therapeutics area. Aims of the present paper are to review the applications of liposomes in medicine related patents including the diagnosis and therapy for arthritis and discuss the potential of liposome based therapies.

Keywords: Liposomes, immunoliposomes, arthritis, drug delivery, polyethylene glycol, encapsulation, fluorescent

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2012
Page: [57 - 62]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1874764711205010057

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