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In situ Glyco-nanostructures Formulation via Photo-Polymerization Induced Self-Assembly

Abstract

Frequently, the classical self-assembly techniques applied to amphiphilic glycopolymers lead to primitive morphologies, i.e. spherical micelles/nanoparticles. Herein, we report a facile and rapid one-pot synthesis and self-assembly of grafted amphiphilic glycopolymers using photo-initiated Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (Photo-PISA) under UV-irradiation at room temperature. Such glycopolymers were based on dextran as hydrophilic steric stabilizers backbone and poly(hydroxypropyl methacrylate) PHPMA as hydrophobic grafts. Transmission electron microscopy and light scattering analysis reveal formation of a broad set of advanced glyco-nanostructures ranging from spherical micelles to worm-like micelles and vesicles depending on both PHPMA grafts length and the solids content.

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The article was received on 28 Feb 2018, accepted on 15 Apr 2018 and first published on 16 Apr 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00346G
Citation: Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    In situ Glyco-nanostructures Formulation via Photo-Polymerization Induced Self-Assembly

    K. Ferji, P. Venturini, F. Cleymand, C. Chassenieux and J. Six, Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00346G

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