A review article titled “Lipid-based nanovesicles for nanomedicine” was published online in Chemical Society Reviews (2015 impact factor: 34.09). The article, authored by researchers from Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Nanomol Technologies SA and Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina (CIBER-BBN), summarized the research progress regarding lipid-based nanovesicles (L-NVs), focusing on the new generation of non-liposomal L-NVs. Since the overspread of a nanomaterial to the market is also strongly dependent on the availability of technological-scale preparation methods, the article also reviewed the current approaches exploited for L-NV production. The most cutting-edge approaches based on compressed fluid (CF) technologies were highlighted in it, since they show the potential to represent a game-change in the production of L-NVs, favoring their step from the bench to the market. Finally, the paper discussed L-NV applications in nanomedicine, looking also for their future perspectives.
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