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liposome

Saltos de línea: lipo|some
Pronunciación: /ˈlɪpəsəʊm
 
, ˈlʌɪ-/

Definición de liposome en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
A minute spherical sac of phospholipid molecules enclosing a water droplet, especially as formed artificially to carry drugs or other substances into the tissues.
Example sentences
  • Their approach is to use carrier molecules called liposomes, which are small, spherical fatty membranes.
  • The virosome vaccine is composed of liposomes, water insoluble spheres encased in lipid layers.
  • As far as toxicity is concerned, liposomes have already been injected intravenously in clinical practice to carry a variety of drugs.

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