|Title:||Liposomes with enhanced circulation time|
|Abstract:||A liposome composition which contains between 1-20 mole percent of an amphipathic lipid derivatized with a polyalkylether, as exemplified by phosphatidylethanolamine derivatized with polyethyleneglycol. The derivatized lipid enchances the circulation time of the liposomes severalfold, and this enhancement is achieved with either fluid or membrane-rigidifying liposome components. Also disclosed are methods for delivering a drug for slow release from the bloodstream, and for targeting a selected tissue or cells with liposomes, via the bloodstream.|
|Inventor(s):||Woodle; Martin C. (Menlo Park, CA), Martin; Francis J. (San Francisco, CA), Yau-Young; Annie (Los Altos, CA), Redemann; Carl T. (Walnut Creek, CA)|
|Assignee:||Liposome Technology, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA)|
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