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Issue 2, 2019
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Self-sterilizing antibacterial silver-loaded microneedles

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Abstract

Microneedle patches have become an exciting means for transdermal delivery of various therapeutics. Herein, we report on self-sterilizing dissolving nanosilver-loaded microneedle patches created from carboxymethylcellulose capable of suppressing microbial pathogen growth at the insertion site.

Graphical abstract: Self-sterilizing antibacterial silver-loaded microneedles

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Submitted
25 Jul 2018
Accepted
02 Nov 2018
First published
02 Nov 2018

Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 171-174
Article type
Communication

Self-sterilizing antibacterial silver-loaded microneedles

L. E. González García, M. N. MacGregor, R. M. Visalakshan, N. Ninan, A. A. Cavallaro, A. D. Trinidad, Y. Zhao, A. J. D. Hayball and K. Vasilev, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 171
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06035E

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