Targeting of Colloidal Carriers and the Role of Surface Properties

  • S. S. Davis
  • S. J. Douglas
  • L. Illum
  • P. D. E. Jones
  • E. Mak
  • R. H. Muller
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 113)


Colloidal carriers in the form of liposomes, emulsions and microspheres have been studied as a means of delivering drugs to selected sites in the body following parenteral administration.1–3 By far the greatest attention has been focussed on the intravenous route, although some have mentioned the advantages of subcutaneous and intraperitoneal administration for delivery to the lymphatic system and regional lymph nodes.2


Kupffer Cell Nonionic Surfactant Colloidal Particle Solubility Parameter Coating Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Davis
    • 1
  • S. J. Douglas
    • 1
  • L. Illum
    • 2
  • P. D. E. Jones
    • 1
  • E. Mak
    • 1
  • R. H. Muller
    • 1
  1. 1.Pharmacy DepartmentUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamEngland
  2. 2.Pharmaceutics DepartmentRoyal Danish School of PharmacyDenmark

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