liposome

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Originally a lipid droplet in the endoplasmic reticulum of a fatty liver. Now applied to an artificially formed lipid droplet, small enough to form a relatively @[email protected] @[email protected] in aqueous media and with potential use in @[email protected] delivery.
Source:
PAC, 1993, 65, 2003. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in toxicology (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2064 [Terms] [Paper]