TARGETED, RAPID RELEASE DRUG DELIVERY THROUGH GOLD NANOSHELL DISRUPTED LISOSOMES AND VESOSOMES

Organization:University of California, Santa Barbara, California, US
I.P. Brief:A method of using hollow gold nanospheres (HGN), together with pulsed near infrared (NIR) laser irradiation, to create the rapid release of a therapeutic agent from liposomes to the targeted area. In situ tests have demonstrated that this method ruptures over 90% of the liposomes in approximately 10 seconds.
Keywords:liposomes, drug delivery, gold nanospheres, infrared, NIR
Primary Industry:Pharma & Biotech
Specific Market:Advanced drug delivery systems

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