- Needham, David, Materials engineering of lipid bilayers for drug carrier performance,
MRS Bulletin, vol. 24 no. 10
pp. 32 - 40 .
(last updated on 2007/04/06)
An account is given on recent advances in the design and characterization of liposomes. Focus is on connecting the the performance of liposomes to their properties and composition. The important of research in drug transport and release is stressed in view of exciting new results in tumor-growth-delay studies.
Controlled drug delivery;Drug interactions;Biological membranes;Biocompatibility;Mechanical properties;Adhesion;Physical properties;Molecular dynamics;Interfaces (materials);Binding energy;Multilayers;Drug products;