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liposomes (artificial)
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Artificial, single or multilaminar vesicles (made from lecithins or other lipids) that are used for the delivery of a variety of biological molecules or molecular complexes to cells, for example, drug delivery and gene transfer. They are also used to study membranes and membrane proteins.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Broader Term
artificial membranes
Related Term
artificial cells
drug delivery systems
niosomes
Spanish
liposomas
Term Number
12604