volume 275, issue 1-2, P61-72 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2004.01.030
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Abstract: Leucinostatin A (Leu-A) is a nonapeptide exerting a remarkable activity especially against Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans; nevertheless, its employment is limited due its toxicity. Therefore, we recently developed liposomal formulations, as suitable delivery systems, in order to increase its therapeutic index. However, liposomes present disadvantages related to their long-term instability. For this reason poly(lactic-co-glycolic) nanospheres (NS) were chosen as alternative colloidal carriers for …

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