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Published 24 Oct 2018

Characterizing Liposome Formation, Structure, and Stability

Liposomes have been attractive delivery systems for decades due to their composition of natural biological lipids and structural resemblance to cell membranes suggesting metabolic compatibility, low toxicity, biocompatibility and lack of a strong immune response1.  They are comprised of spherical…READ MORE >

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Published 11 Oct 2016

Vaccine adjuvants – Size and charge for alum or liposomes

Adjuvants for vaccination – How size and zeta may be relevant What is an adjuvant? Adjuvants are substances which are added to medicines to trigger and enhance an immune response to an antigen. In the USA, the most commonly-used adjuvant…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Aug 2014

How important is the refractive index of nanoparticles?

Do refractive index and absorption matter for nanoparticles? Abstract: We discuss the refractive Index of Gold, Silver, Titanium and Other NanoParticles. In this post we also point out refractive index of some polymers. Finally, we look at whether the refractive…READ MORE >

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