Preparation of Microspheres and Incorporation of Lipid Hydroperoxide for Sustained Release Studies

  • Donald Armstrong
  • Hideya Kimura
  • Kazushi Tamai
  • Tsutomu Yasukawa
  • Mohammed Afzal
  • Richard W. Browne
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 196)


The development of controlled-release drug-delivery systems that can achieve an effective concentration for a specific period has been investigated using various drug carriers (1).


Linoleic Acid Docosahexaenoic Acid Drug Carrier Lipid Hydroperoxide Vinyl Alcohol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Armstrong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hideya Kimura
    • 3
  • Kazushi Tamai
    • 4
  • Tsutomu Yasukawa
    • 5
  • Mohammed Afzal
    • 6
  • Richard W. Browne
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biotechnology and Clinical Laboratory SciencesState University of New YorkBuffaloNY
  2. 2.Free Radical and Antioxidant Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical SciencesUniversity of Florida, College of Veterinary MedicineGainesville
  3. 3.Department of OpthalmologyNagoya City University Medical SchoolNagoyaJapan
  4. 4.Department of OpthalmologyNagoya Higashi-Shimin Hospital, 1-2-23NagoyaJapan
  5. 5.Department of Opthalmology and Visual SciencesKyoto University Graduate School of MedicineKyotoJapan
  6. 6.Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of ScienceKuwait UniversitySafat

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