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Liposomes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Liposomes
Tree Number(s)
D25.479.517
D26.255.260.517
J01.637.051.479.517
J01.637.087.500.517
Unique ID
D008081
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008081
Annotation
when used as a vehicle in drug therapy, index specific drug / admin (IM) + LIPOSOMES (NIM without qualifiers); differentiate from LIPID DROPLETS which are organelles
Scope Note
Artificial, single or multilaminar vesicles (made from lecithins or other lipids) that are used for the delivery of a variety of biological molecules or molecular complexes to cells, for example, drug delivery and gene transfer. They are also used to study membranes and membrane proteins.
Entry Term(s)
Liposomes, Ultra-deformable
Niosomes
Transferosomes
Ultradeformable Liposomes
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 93
Previous Indexing
Membranes, Artificial (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/17
Liposomes Preferred
Transferosomes Narrower
Niosomes Narrower
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