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Liposomes: a drug carrier system for topical treatment in dermatology

During the last three decades, the value of liposomes as a drug delivery system has been examined. The interest in liposomes as carriers of active substances is based on their potential to enclose various types of biological materials and to deliver them to diverse cell types. Whereas experiments with systemically applied liposome-entrapped drugs often proved disappointing,...
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Liposomes in dermatology today

Liposomes are vesicles consisting of spherical phospholipid bi-layers with specific properties making them useful for topical application of drugs. Liposome research has expanded considerably over the last 30 years and nowadays, it is possible to construct a wide range of liposomes varying in size, phospholipids composition and surface characteristics to suit the specific application for...
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