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1. (WO2017153993) LIPOSOMAL FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME IN AGRICULTURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/153993    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2017/050290
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A01N 25/30
A01N 25/28
A61K 9/127
Applicants: TECHNION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION LTD.
Inventors: SCHROEDER, Avi
KARNY, Avishai
Title: LIPOSOMAL FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME IN AGRICULTURE
Abstract:
The present disclosure provides a formulation comprising an agriculturally acceptable carrier and liposomes comprising a lipid membrane and an intraliposomal aqueous core, wherein, the liposome has a diameter in the range of between 100nm to 300nm; and the lipid membrane comprise at least one liposome forming phospholipid. Specifically, the lipid membrane comprise two or more phospholipids, at least one of said two or more phospholipids is a liposome forming lipid, and at least one of said two or more phospholipids is characterized by one or more of the following features: (a) it has an unsaturated lipid tail; (b) it comprise a polar head group; (c) it comprises an acidic head group. Also disclosed herein are methods of using the formulation for agricultural treatment and kits for preparing and using such formulations.