Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 30th, 2005
In a report published in the Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, pharmacists in England described "the formulation of nonporous, spherical microspheres composed of zein (a protein from corn) for drug/vaccine delivery."
"Microspheres were prepared by a simple coacervation technique, and a factorial design was used to understand the effects of experimental variables on the particles formed," explained P. Hurtado-Lopez and coauthors at the University of London.
"Ovalbumin, as a model antigen, was loaded into zein microspheres with a...
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