• KRANTHI KUMAR POLA GITAM School of Pharmacy, GITAM (Deemed to be University), Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, India
  • SANTOSH KUMAR RADA GITAM School of Pharmacy, GITAM (Deemed to be University), Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, India



Keywords: Homogenizatio, centrifugation, stability, hydration, surfactant, cholesterol.


Transfersomes are emerging carriersintransdermal applications owing to numerous benefits like ease of application, reduction in dose frequency, In this review, we will describe about the penetration mechanism of transfersomes, method to prepare the formulation and characterization of transferosomal formulation, like thin film hydration, vortexingsonication, modified handshaking, suspension homogenization, centrifugation, and ethanol injection apart from these characterization include, vesicle size, shape zeta potential , in-vitro, and in-vivo to find out the optimized formulation charactering the transferosomal preparations chemical, physical and miscellaneous properties to meet the ideal requirements of formulation and achieve the grater bioavailability and to attain good stability. These formulations are gaining good importance as Novel Drug Delivery Systems because of their patient compliance, ultra deformableandflexible nature  due to the presence of surfactants and other pharmaceutical excipients like cholesterol, phospholipids in the formulation; hence these are known as first generation liposomes.


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