Utrasonic topic: "Ultrasonic liposome production and its advantages"
A liposome is a spherical vesicle with at least one lipid bilayer. Liposomes are widely used as vehicles for drug and nutrient delivery. Due to its composition and size, liposomes offer a great bioavailability and absorption rate in the body. Sonication is the preferred technique to prepare loaded liposomes, such as small, unilamellar vesicles (SUV) with diameters in the range of 15-50nm or large, multilamellar vesicles (LMV) with a size of with a mean diameter of 120-140nm. The majority of liposomes is composed of phospholipids, e.g. phosphatidylcholine, but other lipids, such as egg phosphatidylethanolamine, are successfully used too, if compatible with lipid bilayer structure.
Hielscher ultrasonicators are reliable tools to produce nano-sized liposomes and to formulate liposomal products. To ensure reproducibility and highest quality standards of the liposomal products, Hielscher ultrasonicators can be precisely controlled. The most important ultrasonic process parameters such as amplitude, time, temperature, and pressure can be exactly set and monitored. An integrated SD-card automatically protocols the ultrasonic parameters and facilitates thereby reproducibility and quality control.
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Are you looking for a powerful and reliable extraction setup to produce high-quality botanical extracts? Here you can find a comparison of common extraction techniques including ultrasonic extraction, supercritical CO2 extraction, ethanol extraction, maceration amongst others and their advantages…https://www.hielscher.com/most-efficient-botanical-extracts.htm
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The formulation of THC-enhanced beverages is challenging. - THC-infused drinks must be nano-emulsified in order to provide a high bioavailability and thereby potency, long-term stability and clear appearance. Ultrasonic nano-emulsification of THC into beverage is highly efficient and efficacious…https://www.hielscher.com/water-soluble-nano-thc-formulations-with-sonication.htm
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Lipstick manufacturing involves the grinding and mixing of waxes and colour pigments on a precisely controllable level to ensure a certain colour and texture profile of the lipstick. Ultrasonic grinding and mixing is a reliable, efficient, and exactly controllable…https://www.hielscher.com/ultrasonic-milling-for-lipstick-manufacturing.htm
Famotidine is a common pharmaceutical molecule used in heartburn medications. In order to overcome the poor solubility and the resulting poor bioavailability, famotidine can be formulated into solid-lipid nanoparticles using sonication as encapsulation technique. Ultrasonically Famotidine-Loaded Solid Lipid Nanoparticles…https://www.hielscher.com/ultrasonically-formulated-famotidine-solid-lipid-nanoparticles.htm
Nanostructure lipid carriers (NLCs) are an advanced form of nano-sized drug delivery systems featuring a lipid core and a water-soluble shell. NLCs have a high stability, protect the active bio-molecules against degradation and offer sustained drug release. Ultrasonication is…https://www.hielscher.com/ultrasonic-formulation-of-nanostructured-lipid-drug-carriers.htm