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Reimhult Erik, Virk Mudassar Mumtaz. Hybrid lipopolymer vesicle drug delivery and release systems[J]. The Journal of Biomedical Research, 2021, 35(4): 301-309. doi: 10.7555/JBR.35.20200206
Citation: Reimhult Erik, Virk Mudassar Mumtaz. Hybrid lipopolymer vesicle drug delivery and release systems[J]. The Journal of Biomedical Research, 2021, 35(4): 301-309. doi: 10.7555/JBR.35.20200206

Hybrid lipopolymer vesicle drug delivery and release systems

doi: 10.7555/JBR.35.20200206
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  • Corresponding author: Erik Reimhult, Department of Nanobiotechnology, Institute for Biologically Inspired Materials, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Muthgasse 11, 1190 Vienna, Austria. Tel/Fax: +43-1-47654-80211/+43-1-47891-12, E-mail: erik.reimhult@boku.ac.at
  • Received: 2020-12-07
  • Revised: 2021-01-04
  • Accepted: 2021-01-26
  • Published: 2021-03-23
  • Issue Date: 2021-07-28
  • Hybrid lipopolymer vesicles are membrane vesicles that can be self-assembled on both the micro- and nano-scale. On the nanoscale, they are potential novel smart materials for drug delivery systems that could combine the relative strengths of liposome and polymersome drug delivery systems without their respective weaknesses. However, little is known about their properties and how they could be tailored. Currently, most methods of investigation are limited to the microscale. Here we provide a brief review on hybrid vesicle systems with a specific focus on recent developments demonstrating that nanoscale hybrid vesicles have different properties from their macroscale counterparts.


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