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Light-fuelled reversible expansion of spiropyran-based vesicles in water

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We present the design and synthesis of spiropyran-based dynamic vesicles, for which the building block is the amphiphilic merocyanine isomer. Under irradiation with visible light, the photo-conversion of the protonated and charged merocyanine to the neutral spiropyran form leads to the transient and reversible expansion of these vesicles.

Graphical abstract: Light-fuelled reversible expansion of spiropyran-based vesicles in water

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Submitted
05 Mar 2018
Accepted
10 Apr 2018
First published
10 Apr 2018

Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 5311-5314
Article type
Communication

Light-fuelled reversible expansion of spiropyran-based vesicles in water

S. Kwangmettatam and T. Kudernac, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 5311
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01780H

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