PH-Responsive mechanised nanoparticles gated by semirotaxanes

Niveen M. Khashab, Matthew E. Belowich, Ali Trabolsi, Douglas C. Friedman, Cory Valente, Yuen Lau, Hussam A. Khatib, Jeffrey I. Zink, Fraser Fraser Raser Stoddart

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A [2]pseudorotaxane-based mechanised nanoparticle system, which operates within an aqueous acidic environment, has been prepared and characterised; this integrated system affords both water-soluble stalk and ring components in an effort to improve the biocompatibility of these promising new drug delivery vehicles. © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2009.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5371
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number36
StatePublished - 2009

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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