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Controlled synthesis of Fe3O4@ZIF-8 nanoparticles for drug delivery


Encapsulating well-defined nanoparticles (NPs) into ZIF-8 to form core-shell structures not only can minimize the drawbacks and maximize the advantages of the disparate components, but also may provide synergistic functionality. This work present novel one-pot synthetic methods to produce Fe3O4@ZIF-8 NPs. Moreover, the morphology of Fe3O4@ZIF-8 NPs can be easily controlled by changing the synthesis conditions (time, temperature, dosage). The as-obtained Fe3O4@ZIF-8 NPs have good dispersibility and large specific surface area and they are proved to have potential applications as drug delivery model with good biocompatibility´╝îhigh drug loading and good PH responsiveness.

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The article was received on 04 Aug 2018, accepted on 08 Oct 2018 and first published on 09 Oct 2018

Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8CE01302K
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Controlled synthesis of Fe3O4@ZIF-8 nanoparticles for drug delivery

    G. Chen, B. Yu, C. Lu, H. Zhang, Y. Shen and H. Cong, CrystEngComm, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8CE01302K

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