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Shake up the drug containers

Nature Nanotechnology volume 7, pages 483484 (2012) | Download Citation

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Lentil-shaped liposomes, formed from novel phospholipids that have an unnatural structure, release their contents only under high shear stress such as inside a constricted blood vessel, offering a way to deliver drugs to clogged arteries without the use of targeting ligands.

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  1. Chezy Barenholz is at IMRIC the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel

    • Yechezkel Barenholz

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https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2012.132

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