liposome definition

  • noun:
    • An artificial microscopic vesicle comprising an aqueous core enclosed in a single or even more phospholipid layers, regularly express vaccines, medicines, enzymes, or any other substances to a target cells or organs.
    • an aqueous compartment enclosed by a bimolecular phospholipid membrane layer; a lipid vesicle
    • an artificially made microscopic vesicle into which nucleic acids is packaged; used in molecular biology as a transducing vector

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