Publications using products from FormuMax (updated 09/16/2020)

Publications using Clophosome® (updated 03/17/2020)

Publications on neutral Clophosome® (updated April 2019)

Publications on anionic Clophosome® - A (updated April 2019)

Publications using Doxoves® (liposomal doxorubicin HCl)

Publications on fluorescent liposomes (updated April 2017)


Most recent research and market report: 

2014 Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery Global Strategic Business Report - Liposomes Leading the Way


Useful Links

Controlled Release Society

The International Liposome Society

Drug Delivery Technology (Journal)

Drug Delivery (Journal)

Journal of Liposome Research (Journal)

The lipid Library

Oncology Conferences Worldwide (Upcoming events in oncology, therapeutic radiology and related fields)


Lipid Vendors 

Fluorescent Lipid vendors

  • Invitrogen (link)
  • Avanti Polar Lipids (link)
  • Biotium Inc. (link)



Liposome Preparation

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing of Liposomes
    by Francis J. Martin (1990) in
    Specialized Drug Delivery Systems
    (Tyle, Praveen, Ed.) 267-316
    Marcel Dekker, Inc. Search For Stores That Sell This Book
  • Comparative Properties and Methods of Prepartaion of Lipid Vesicles (Liposomes)
    by Szoka, Jr., Frances & Papahadjopoulos, Demetrios,
    (1980) Annual Review of Biophysics and Bioengineering Volume 9, Pages 467-508.
    Search For Stores That Sell This Book
  • Liposomes as Drug Delivery Systems, Part I: Preparation
    (1992)Pharmaceutical Technology Volume 16, Pages 96-106.
    Talsma, H. & Cormmelin, D.J.A.
  • Liposomes as Drug Delivery Systems Part II: Characterization
    (1992) Pharmaceutical Technology, Volume 16, Pages 52-58.
    Talsma, H & Crommelin, D.J.A. (1992)
  • Liposomes as Drug Delivery Systems, Part III: Stabilization
    (1992) Pharmaceutical Technology, Volume 17, Pages 48-59.
    Talsma, H. & Crommelin, D.J.A

Drug Delivery Overview 

  • Lipase Is Essential for the Study of in Vitro Release Kinetics from Organogels Marie-Hélène Dufresne, Elaheh Marouf, Yvonne Kränzlin, Marc A. Gauthier and Jean-Christophe Leroux Mol. Pharmaceutics, Article ASAP
    DOI: 10.1021/mp3001099
    Publication Date (Web): May 11, 2012
    Copyright © 2012, American Chemical Society
  • Liposomes: Synthetic lipid microspheres serve as multipurpose
    vehicles for the delivery of drugs, genetic material and cosmetics

    (1992) American Scientist, Volume 80, Pages 20-31.
    Lasic, D.D.
  • Targeted liposomes and intracellular delivery of macromolecules
    (1990) Progress in Clinical and Biology Research, Volume 343, Pages 95-102.
    Leserman, L., Machy, P., Leonetti, P., Jilhaud, P.G., Degols, G. & Lebleu, B.
  • Liposomal Drug Delivery System
    (1990) Polymembrane Preparation Volume 31, Pages 159-160.
    Maruyama, K., Kennel, S. & Huang, L.
  • Liposomes designed to avoid the reticuloendothelial system
    (1990) Progress in Clinical and Biological Research, Volume 343, Pages 85-93.
    Papahadjopoulos, D. & Gabizon, A.

 Encapsulation/Delivery of DNA

  • Interactions of cationic lipid vesicles with negatively charged
    phospholipid vesicles and biological membranes

    (1988) Biochemistry, Volume 27, Pages 3917-3925.
    Stamatatos, L., Leventis, R., Zuckermann, M.J. & Silvius, J.R.
  • Liposomes as carriers of DNA
    (1989) Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems, Volume 6, Pages 239-271.
    Nicolau, C. & Cudd, A.
  • Interactions of antisense DNA oligonucleotide
    analogs with phospholipid membranes (liposomes)

    (1991) Nucleic Acids Research, Volume 19, Pages 5551-5559.
    Akhtar, S., Basu, S., Wickstrom, E. & Juliano, R.L.
  • Cationic liposome-mediated transfection with lipofection reagent
    (1991) Methods of Molecular Biology, Pages 91-98.
    Felgner, P.L.
  • Liposomes for the transformation of eukaryotic cells
    (1991) Biochemistry and Biophysics Acta, Volume 1097, Pages 1-17.
    Hug, P. & Slight, R.G.
  • Liposomal delivery as a new approach to transport antisense oligonucleotides
    (1992) Gene Regulation (Erickson, R.P. & Izant, G., Ed.) Pages 147-161
    Dritschilo, A., Thierry, A.R., Rahman, A., & Raven Press, New York.
  • Targeted delivery of DNA by liposomes and polymers
    (1992) Journal of Controlled Release, Volume 19, Pages 269-274.
    Zhou, X, & Huang, L.
  • Improved encapsulation of DNA in pH sensitive liposomes for transfection
    (1992) Liposome Research, Volume 2, Pages 125-139.
    Zhou, X., Klibanov, A.L. & Huang, L.

Encapsulation/Delivery of Proteins

  • Interactions of proteins and drugs with liposomes
    (1983) Liposomes (Ostro, M., Ed.), Pages 53-86, Marcel Dekker, New York
    Juliano, R.L.
  • Peptide and protein drugs: I. Therapeutic applications,
    absorption and parenteral administration

    (1991) Inter. J. Pharm. Volume 75, Pages 97-115.
    Zhou, X.H. & Po, A.L.W.


  • Variation in Hydration Forces Between Neutral Phospholipid Bilayers:
    Evidence for Hydration Attraction
    (1988) Biochemistry Volume 27, Pages 7711-7722.
    Rand, R.P., Fuller, N., Parsegian, V.A. & Rau, D.C.
  • Synthesis of Carboxyacyl Derivatives of Phosphatidylethanolamine and
    Use as an Efficient Method for Conjugation of Protein to Liposomes

    (1986) Biochim. Biophys. Acta Volume 862, Pages 435-439.
    Kung, V.T. & Redemann, C.T.
  • Lipid Polymorphism of Mixtures of Dioleoyl-phosphatidylethanolamine and Saturated and Monounsaturated Phosphatidylcholines of Various Chain Lengths
    (1987) Biochemistry Volume 26, Pages 231-236.
    Tate, M.W. & Gruner, S.M.

DNA Transfection

  • Interactions of mammalian cells with lipid dispersions containing novel
    metabolizable cationic amphiphiles

    (1990) Biochim. Biophys. Acta Volume 1023, Pages 124-132.
    Leventis, R., & Silvius, J.R.
  • Systemic gene expression after intravenous DNA delivery in adult mice
    (1993) Science Volume 261, Pages 209-211.
    Zhu, N., Liggitt, D., Phillip, M., Dazin, P. & Debs, R.
  • In vivo gene delivery. Efficient transfection of T lymphocytes in adult mice
    (1993) J. of Biol. Chem. Volume 268, Pages 16087-16090.
    Phillip, R., Liggitt, D., Phillip, M., Dazin, P., & Debs, R.
  • Liposomes as carriers of DNA
    (1989) Crit. Rev. Ther. Drug Carr. Syst. Volume 6, Pages 239-271.
    Nicolau, C. & Cudd, A.