Targeted Drug Delivery: Liposome-Loaded Cell Backpacks (Adv. Healthcare Mater. 18/2015).

TitleTargeted Drug Delivery: Liposome-Loaded Cell Backpacks (Adv. Healthcare Mater. 18/2015).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsPolak, R, Lim, RM, Beppu, MM, Pitombo, RNM, Cohen, RE, Rubner, MF
JournalAdvanced healthcare materials
Volume4
Issue18
Pagination2831 - 2831
Date Published2015/12//
Abstract

Cellular backpacks are circular 7mum-wide polymer patches that can be adhered to the surface of living cells. The image shows backpacks containing liposomes loaded with the anticancer drug doxorubicin (red) attached to the surface of living monocytes. More details are provided on page 2832 by M.F. Rubner and co-workers.