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Issue 25, 2014
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Biocompatible, hyperbranched nanocarriers for the transport and release of copper ions

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Core–shell and core–multishell nanocarriers were designed to transport copper ions into cells. Herein, we present their synthesis and physicochemical characterization and demonstrate the high influence of their architectures on the loading and release of copper. Their low toxicity may open a new way to balance the Cu-homeostasis in neurodegenerative diseases.

Graphical abstract: Biocompatible, hyperbranched nanocarriers for the transport and release of copper ions

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Submitted
21 Mar 2014
Accepted
16 Apr 2014
First published
16 Apr 2014

This article is Open Access

J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014,2, 3915-3918
Article type
Communication

Biocompatible, hyperbranched nanocarriers for the transport and release of copper ions

S. Nowag, C. Frangville, G. Multhaup, J.-D. Marty, C. Mingotaud and R. Haag, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, 2, 3915
DOI: 10.1039/C4TB00454J

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