Optimization and Scale up of Microfluidic Nanolipomer Production Method for Preclinical and Potential Clinical Trials


Authors: A. Gdowski, K. Johnson, S. Shah, I. Gryczynski, J. Vishwanatha and A. Ranjan

Journal: Journal of Nanobiotechnology

DOI: 10.1186/s12951-018-0339-0

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February 12, 2018

Abstract:

The process of optimization and fabrication of nanoparticle synthesis for preclinical studies can be challenging and time consuming. Traditional small scale laboratory synthesis techniques suffer from batch to batch variability. Additionally, the parameters used in the original formulation must be re-optimized due to differences in fabrication techniques for clinical production. Several low flow microfluidic synthesis processes have been reported in recent years for developing nanoparticles that are a hybrid between polymeric nanoparticles and liposomes. However, use of high flow microfluidic synthetic techniques has not been described for this type of nanoparticle system, which we will term as nanolipomer. In this manuscript, we describe the successful optimization and functional assessment of nanolipomers fabricated using a microfluidic synthesis method under high flow parameters.

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