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Issue 2, 2014
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Facile preparation of ammonium alginate-derived nanofibers carrying diverse therapeutic cargo

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Abstract

Alginic acid was converted to a variety of ammonium alginate derivatives carrying diverse chemical cargo such as analgesics, antibiotics, and enzymes. These functional polymers could be fashioned into nanofibrous mats by electrostatic spinning. The therapeutic payload could be released in functional form by a simple ion exchange mechanism. Prospects in wound healing are discussed.

Graphical abstract: Facile preparation of ammonium alginate-derived nanofibers carrying diverse therapeutic cargo

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The article was received on 22 Sep 2013, accepted on 08 Oct 2013 and first published on 17 Oct 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47232A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 156-158
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    Facile preparation of ammonium alginate-derived nanofibers carrying diverse therapeutic cargo

    C. E. Pegg, G. H. Jones, T. J. Athauda, R. R. Ozer and J. M. Chalker, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 156
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47232A

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