Article - 18 Apr 2005
Using a Malvern Panalytical Zetasizer 3000HS, it has been show that the mixed mode measurement of the wall zeta potential is a novel way to follow both the kinetics and equilibrium adsorption of the...
Article - 2 May 2005
The surface characteristics of steric stabilized liposomes are determined by both the molecular mass of the PEG and the amount of the PEG derivatized phospholipid incorporated into the lipid bilayer....
News - 22 May 2014
When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics. However, for a research team led by...
News - 27 Apr 2010
Pop a bubble while washing the dishes and you're likely to release a few drops of water trapped when the soapy sphere formed. A few years ago, researchers at the National Institute of Standards...
News - 10 Jun 2010
People have been combining materials to bring forth the best properties of both ever since copper and tin were merged to start the Bronze Age.
In the latest successful merger, researchers at the...
News - 21 May 2010
An international collaboration led by chemists and engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has prepared a library of synthetic biomaterials that mimic cellular membranes and that show promise in...
Article - 25 Mar 2006
Reviewed herein are the most recent developments in the area of drug delivery systems. Systems such as colloidal dug carriers, micelles, liposomes, dendrimers, liquid crystals, nanopoarticles,...
Article - 9 Mar 2017
This article describes micelles and lipoproteins, paying special attention to particle size measurement of liposomes in concentrated or dilute aqueous environments.
News - 14 Mar 2016
Liposomes are an existing drug delivery vehicle, but they are detected by the immune system. Researchers from the universities of Basel and Fribourg have demonstrated that specially synthesized...
News - 22 Feb 2007
A promising approach to gene therapy involves short DNA fragments (interfering RNA) that bind to specific genes and block their "translation" into the corresponding, disease-related protein....