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A molecular nanocap activated by superparamagnetic heating for externally stimulated cargo release

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Abstract

A novel thermoresponsive snaptop for stimulated cargo release from superparamagnetic iron oxide core – mesoporous silica shell nanoparticles based on a [2 + 4] cycloreversion reaction (retro-Diels Alder reaction) is presented. The non-invasive external actuation through alternating magnetic fields makes this material a promising candidate for future applications in externally triggered drug delivery.

Graphical abstract: A molecular nanocap activated by superparamagnetic heating for externally stimulated cargo release

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The article was received on 18 Oct 2015, accepted on 07 Dec 2015 and first published on 07 Dec 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC08636A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 1843-1846
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    A molecular nanocap activated by superparamagnetic heating for externally stimulated cargo release

    B. Rühle, S. Datz, C. Argyo, T. Bein and J. I. Zink, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1843
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CC08636A

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