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Hydrogel degradation triggered by pH for the smart release of antibiotics to combat bacterial infection

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Abstract

Here we developed a hydrogel that could be triggered by a change in pH to degrade and smartly release antibiotics to combat a bacterial infection; use of this hydrogel could reduce the inappropriate and disproportionate use of antibiotics.

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The article was received on 18 Oct 2016, accepted on 12 Dec 2016 and first published on 13 Dec 2016


Article type: Letter
DOI: 10.1039/C6NJ03260E
Citation: New J. Chem., 2017,41, 432-436
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    Hydrogel degradation triggered by pH for the smart release of antibiotics to combat bacterial infection

    Z. Lu, J. Zhang, Z. Yu, Q. Liu, K. Liu, M. Li and D. Wang, New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 432
    DOI: 10.1039/C6NJ03260E

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