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Biologically triggered exploding protein based microcapsules for drug delivery

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Abstract

Biologically triggered exploding microcapsules were synthesized by layer-by-layer assembly of biopolymers. The microcapsules showed controlled rupturing behaviour upon exposure to a pathologically relevant biomolecule, trypsin. These microcapsules offer significant potential for clinical applications.

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The article was received on 24 Nov 2011, accepted on 10 Jan 2012 and first published on 10 Jan 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17344A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 2307-2309
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    Biologically triggered exploding protein based microcapsules for drug delivery

    K. Radhakrishnan and A. M. Raichur, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 2307
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17344A

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