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Issue 2, 2019
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Self-sterilizing antibacterial silver-loaded microneedles

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Microneedle patches have become an exciting means for transdermal delivery of various therapeutics. Herein, we report on self-sterilizing dissolving nanosilver-loaded microneedle patches created from carboxymethylcellulose capable of suppressing microbial pathogen growth at the insertion site.

Graphical abstract: Self-sterilizing antibacterial silver-loaded microneedles

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The article was received on 25 Jul 2018, accepted on 02 Nov 2018 and first published on 02 Nov 2018

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06035E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 171-174

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    Self-sterilizing antibacterial silver-loaded microneedles

    L. E. González García, M. N. MacGregor, R. M. Visalakshan, N. Ninan, A. A. Cavallaro, A. D. Trinidad, Y. Zhao, A. J. D. Hayball and K. Vasilev, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 171
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06035E

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