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Issue 47, 2017
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Creation and bioapplications of porous organic polymer materials

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Enormous effort has been devoted to the synthesis of porous organic polymers (POPs) and their extensive applications in gas adsorption and separation, supercapacitors, optoelectronic devices, chemosensors and catalysis. Owing to their superior characteristics including porous structure, facilely tailored functionalities, low cytotoxicity, desirable biocompatibility and tunable photophysical properties, POPs have attracted unprecedented attention in biomedical and related fields and afforded promising platforms for biomedical applications including nanocarriers, phototherapeutics, biomimetic systems, anti-microbial activity, bioimaging and biosensing. In this review, we will highlight recent research progress of POP-based biomedical platforms, ranging from the elaborate designs and synthetic methodologies to biologically related structure–function correlations.

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The article was received on 03 Oct 2017, accepted on 07 Nov 2017 and first published on 07 Nov 2017

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7TB02647A
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017,5, 9278-9290
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    Creation and bioapplications of porous organic polymer materials

    Z. Li and Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 9278
    DOI: 10.1039/C7TB02647A

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