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Liposomes derived from molecular vases


Liposomes are ubiquitous components of skin moisturizers and other personal-care products. Modified liposomes prepared from receptor-like molecules open up fresh opportunities for therapeutic and industrial applications.

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Figure 1: The evolution of liposomes.


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Safinya, C., Ewert, K. Liposomes derived from molecular vases. Nature 489, 372–374 (2012).

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