Skeletonized hybrid liposomes

Hiroyuki Ohno, Shinji Takeoka, Eishun Tsuchida

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    Abstract

    Giant hybrid liposomes of polymerizable lipid and cholesterol were prepared by the hydration method and were polymerized by UV irradiation. The obtained giant liposomes were freeze-dried and washed with chloroform to skeletonize the frame structure of the polymerized membrane. The skeletonized liposomes were directly confirmed by scanning electron microscopy. The single-layered and fully spherical liposome frame were easily confirmed by the stereo-pair of the obtained micrographs.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)487-490
    Number of pages4
    JournalPolymer Bulletin
    Volume14
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1985 Dec

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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Polymers and Plastics
    • Materials Chemistry

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