Accession Number:

ADD012431

Title:

Lipid Tubules.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1986-04-16

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This patent application relates to synthetic lipid structures and more particularly to lipid tubules formed from phospholipid liposomes. A method is described for producing lipid tubules, comprising the steps of forming liposomes raising the temperature of said liposomes to above the chain melting transition temperature cooling said liposomes to a temperature below said transition temperature thereby causing lipid tubules to form spontaneously.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE