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Spontaneously formed semipermeable organic–inorganic hybrid vesicles permitting molecular weight selective transmembrane passage

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Abstract

Semipermeable organic–inorganic hybrid vesicles coated with a siloxane surface were spontaneously formed by simple dispersion of an organoalkoxysilane lipid in water. The hybrid vesicles allow the permeation of hydrophilic small molecules across the membrane without an introduction of a pore-forming protein.

Graphical abstract: Spontaneously formed semipermeable organic–inorganic hybrid vesicles permitting molecular weight selective transmembrane passage

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The article was received on 13 Sep 2012, accepted on 22 Oct 2012 and first published on 22 Oct 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36662B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 665-667
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    Spontaneously formed semipermeable organic–inorganic hybrid vesicles permitting molecular weight selective transmembrane passage

    K. Yasuhara, T. Kawataki, S. Okuda, S. Oshima and J. Kikuchi, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 665
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36662B

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