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Another name for liposomes.
Another name for multilayer.
Why are liposomes less harmful for your body? And why are they good for the drug itself?.
Since they are naturally occurring in the body, you can put them in the blood because it is biocompatible (bio membrane= bilayers made of phospholipids).
Also, it reduces toxicity because you’re hiding the drug in the liposome.
Hiding the drug in the enzyme also protects it from the environment.
What are examples of drugs encapsulated in liposomes?.
Amphotericin B (ambisome, abelcet), doxorubicin (doxil, myocet).
Name the types of liposome based on their layers.
Multilamellar and unilamellar.