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Visible-light-controllable drug release from multilayer-coated microneedles

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Abstract

A method for the generation of visible-light-controllable drug release polyelectrolyte multilayers on poly(L-lactide) (PLLA) microneedles is developed by host–guest chemistry. In response to visible light irradiation, model drugs encapsulated on polyelectrolyte multilayers transfer into the skin following brief microneedle application.

Graphical abstract: Visible-light-controllable drug release from multilayer-coated microneedles

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The article was received on 08 Jun 2017, accepted on 03 Aug 2017 and first published on 03 Aug 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TB01546A
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, Advance Article
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    Visible-light-controllable drug release from multilayer-coated microneedles

    Z. Zheng, H. Ye, J. Wang, T. Zhang, Q. You, H. Li, R. He, Y. Chen, W. Zhang and Y. Cao, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7TB01546A

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