Liposomes and Their Application in the Delivery of Herbal Active Ingredients

Zhijun Yang*

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This chapter aims to illustrate the application of liposomes in pharmaceutical science and Chinese Materia Medica. It reviews the history and development of liposomes and introduces the composition and formulation of liposomes, including the application of aptamers, antibodies, and other biomaterials. This chapter also describes some important aspects of the preparation of liposomes, including stability and entrapment efficiency, and surface modification for targeted deliveries. The improvement of the qualities of liposomes is discussed, emphatically, such as the surface charges, the morphology, and the size distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNovel Drug Delivery Systems for Chinese Medicines
EditorsNianping Feng, Zhijun Yang
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9789811634444
ISBN (Print)9789811634437, 9789811634468
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2021

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

User-Defined Keywords

  • Application on Chinese medicine
  • Liposomes
  • Modification
  • Preparation
  • Quality control


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