LIPOSOMES AS A NOVEL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM

Rabiya Ansari
2017 International Journal of Pharmacy & Technology   unpublished
This review article is intended to provide an overview of liposomes as a novel drug delivery system. It has focused on the structure, components, mechanism of liposome formation, advantages, disadvantages, classification, method of preparation, characterization, stability and applications of the liposomes Liposomes are spherical shaped bilayered vesicles in which an aqueous volume is entirely enclosed by a membranous lipid bilayer. The hydration of a dry lipid film lead to the formation of
more » ... e formation of liposome. Liposomes have a wide range of applications in science, pharmaceutical industry, as a drug carrier, anti cancer agent and in dermatology and cosmetics. Liposome as novel drug delivery systems has played a significant role in formulation of potent drug to improve therapeutics.
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