Microfluidic-Based Manufacture of siRNA-Lipid Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Applications


Authors: C. Walsh, K. Ou, N.M. Belliveau, T.J. Leaver, A.W. Wild, J. Huft, P.J. Lin, S. Chen, A.K. Leung, J.B. Lee, C.L. Hansen, R.J. Taylor, E.C. Ramsay and P.R Cullis

Journal: Methods in Molecular Biology

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-0363-4_6

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February 03, 2014

Abstract:

A simple, efficient, and scalable manufacturing technique is required for developing siRNA-lipid nanoparticles (siRNA-LNP) for therapeutic applications. In this chapter we describe a novel microfluidic-based manufacturing process for the rapid manufacture of siRNA-LNP, together with protocols for characterizing the size, polydispersity, RNA encapsulation efficiency, RNA concentration, and total lipid concentration of the resultant nanoparticles.

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