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

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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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25 Jul 2018
02 Nov 2018
First published
02 Nov 2018

Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 171-174
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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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