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Lipid-based Nanovesicles for Nanomedicine

Lipid-based Nanovesicles for Nanomedicine

Scientific Highlights Biomaterials and materials for drug delivery, therapy, diagnostics and sensing 14 December 2016 2884 hits jags

N. Grimaldi, F. da Silva, N.V. Segovia, L. Ferrer-Tasies, S. Sala, J. Veciana,* and N. Ventosa*, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, 45, 6520—6545. DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00409A

 This review presents the large plethora of lipid-based nanovescicles available nowadays, focusing on a new generation of non-liposomal L-NVs and showing their similarities and differences with respect to their ancestors (liposomes). Since the overspread of a nanomaterial to the market is also strongly dependent on the availability of technological-scale preparation methods, it also extensively review the current approaches exploited for L-NV production. The most cutting-edge approaches for their preparation based on compressed fluid (CF) technologies is highlighted since they show the potential to represent a game-change in the production of L-NVs, favoring their step from the bench to the market. Finally, this review briefly discusses L-NV applications in nanomedicine looking also for their future perspectives.

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