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Issue 14, 2010
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Smart colloidosomes with a dissolution trigger

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Abstract

This paper reports the assembly and pH-triggered dissolution of a novel type of colloidosome microcapsules formed by self-assembly of responsive particles made from enteric coating polymers onto double emulsion templates; measurements of the capsules' permeability are complemented by evidence for fast and complete capsule dissolution in response to a mild pH stimulus.

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Submitted
17 Feb 2010
Accepted
04 May 2010
First published
24 May 2010

Soft Matter, 2010,6, 3163-3166
Article type
Communication

Smart colloidosomes with a dissolution trigger

A. San Miguel, J. Scrimgeour, J. E. Curtis and S. H. Behrens, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 3163
DOI: 10.1039/C002930K

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