Archives of Pharmacal Research

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 17–22 | Cite as

Effects of saponins on the osmotic behavior of multilamellar liposomes

  • Byung Sul Yu
  • Hyun Ho Chung
  • Aeri Kim
Original Articles


Effects of total ginseng saponin, 20-S-protopanaxadiol saponin, 20-S-protopanaxatriol saponin and platycodon saponin on the osmotic behavior of lipsomes were investigated by optical measurement. These saponins showed different activites on liposomal membrane, and cholesterol in liposomes was an important factor to this variation of saponin activities.


Multilamellar liposomes Osmotic behavior Saponins 


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© The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Byung Sul Yu
    • 1
  • Hyun Ho Chung
    • 1
  • Aeri Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.College of PharmacySeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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