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Mesoporous silica functionalized with an AIE luminogen for drug delivery

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Abstract

An aggregation-induced emission (AIE) luminogen, tetraphenylethene, has been successfully grafted onto mesoporous silica SBA-15 for the first time. The materials emit blue light upon UV irradiation, and are photostable for the ibuprofen (IBU) drug loading and release process, indicating their great potential for biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: Mesoporous silica functionalized with an AIE luminogen for drug delivery

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Submitted
07 Jul 2011
Accepted
23 Aug 2011
First published
06 Sep 2011

Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 11077-11079
Article type
Communication

Mesoporous silica functionalized with an AIE luminogen for drug delivery

D. Li, J. Yu and R. Xu, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 11077
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC14064G

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