Squarticles are a lipid nanosystem that was developed for delivery of anti-alopecia drug delivery to hair follicles. Experiments to characterize Squarticles in drug poisoning have also begun. In comparison to Intralipid, what is the particle size of Squarticles?
Squarticles particle size range from 97-122nm while Intralipid particles sizes are 350-450nm.
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This question was submitted by Jillian Theobald, MD, PhD