Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Self-folding polymeric containers for encapsulation and delivery of drugs

Rohan Fernandesa, David H. Graciasa,


This review discusses a topic related to one we recently heard a talk about (the one about encoding 3D-shape into materials using selective photocrosslinking).  In this case, materials are encoded to fold up into containers of specific shape, with selectively-derivatized faces.  The interior could be used to transport drugs.

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