Dendron-mediated self-assembly of highly PEGylated block copolymers: A modular nanocarrier platform

Jin Woo Bae, Ryan M. Pearson, Niladri Patra, Suhair Sunoqrot, Lela Vuković, Petr Král, Seungpyo Hong

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Abstract

PEGylated dendron coils (PDCs) were investigated as a novel potential nanocarrier platform. PDCs self-assembled into micelles at lower CMCs than linear copolymer counterparts by 1-2 orders of magnitude, due to the unique architecture of dendrons. MD simulations also supported thermodynamically favourable self-assembly mediated by dendrons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10302-10304
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number37
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Oct 7

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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