Thermoresponsive drug delivery to mitochondria in vivo†
Mitochondrial targeting of drugs largely relies on delocalized lipophilic cations. Nevertheless, mitochondrial membrane potentials in cancer cells are inconstant, which could compromise stable mitochondrial targeting. Herein, we further validated a mitochondrial temperature-dependent drug delivery strategy in vivo. Thermoresponsive drug delivery to mitochondria may represent a promising strategy for cancer therapy.