Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

8-19-2014

Abstract

Methods and compositions for the controlled release of a drug or agent from a liposome using light or radiation are disclosed. Compositions comprising liposomes having a lipid layer, wherein the liposomes contain an agent, an enzyme capable of releasing the agent from the liposome, and an enzyme activator sequestered by a molecular cage are also disclosed, in addition to methods of delivering an agent to a target in a subject.

Department

Biological Sciences; Physics

Patent Number

US8808733

Application Number

US20120041357

Application Published

2-16-2012

Application Filed

3-31-2010

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Daniel Fologea, Department of Physics; Greg J. Salamo, Department of Physics; Ralph Henry, Department of Biological Sciences

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