Aggregation of steroidal lariat ethers: The first example of nonionic liposomes (niosomes) formed from neutral crown ether compounds

Lourdes E. Echegoyen, Jeanette C. Hernandez, Angel E. Kaifer, George W. Gokel, Luis Echegoyen

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Abstract

N-(3-Dihydrocholesteryloxycarbonylmethyl)-(1) and N-(3- cholesteryloxycarbonylmethyl)-1-aza-4,7,10,13-tetraoxa-cyclopentadecane (2) aggregate in water to from the first examples of niosomes based on amphiphiles having an uncomplexed crown ether residue as the head group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)836-837
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Molecular Medicine

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