Tailor-made peptide-PEG conjugates are used as formulation additives to improve the water solubility of an anti-Alzheimer drug.
Prof. Ju and her co-workers have developed a novel type of K+-responsive micelle with a controlled drug release triggered by intracellular high K+ concentration.
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Research on artificial biofilms to enable the integration of electrogenic microorganisms in biofuel cell technology is presented.
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A new approach to prevent wound infections: Antimicrobial activities and microbial barrier properties can be designed in a single biopolymer.
Bin Liu and co-workers highlight recently developed AIE polymer systems from synthesis to properties and biological applications.
Matrix-metalloprotease (MMP)-sensitive hydrogel particles intend to utilize the unique properties of tumor cells, such as high concentration of MMP enzymes, along with the synergistic activities of an apoptosis-inducing protein (TRAIL) and the TRAIL sensitizer drug Quinacrine.
Advanced natural multi-functional biomaterials may one day help heal brain injury.
Temperature responsive fibers from shape memory polymers are assembled into bioactive mats or scaffolds.