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Uptake and transfection efficiency of PEGylated cationic liposome-DNA complexes with and without RGD-tagging.
Steric stabilization of cationic liposome-DNA (CL-DNA) complexes is required for in vivo applications such as gene therapy. PEGylation (PEG: poly(ethylene glycol)) of CL-DNA complexes by addition ofExpand
PEGylated cationic liposome-DNA complexation in brine is pathway-dependent.
Cationic liposome-DNA (CL-DNA) complexes, are regarded as promising materials for safe and efficient delivery of genes for therapeutical applications. In order to be used in vivo, these complexes mayExpand
Thermotropic behavior of asymmetric chain length catanionic surfactants: the influence of the polar head group.
Catanionic surfactants formed by the pairing of two ionic amphiphilic chains of opposite charge are now recognized as an important class of amphiphiles. Many aspects of their phase behavior have yetExpand
SAXS on a chip: from dynamics of phase transitions to alignment phenomena at interfaces studied with microfluidic devices.
  • Bruno F B Silva
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP
  • 13 September 2017
The field of microfluidics offers attractive possibilities to perform novel experiments that are difficult (or even impossible) to perform using conventional bulk and surface-based methods. SuchExpand
Unusual vesicle-micelle transitions in a salt-free catanionic surfactant: temperature and concentration effects.
The spontaneous formation of vesicles by the salt-free surfactant hexadecyltrimethylammonium octylsulfonate (TASo) and the features of an unusual vesicle-micelle transition are investigated in thisExpand
Recent advances in multiple emulsions and their application as templates
We review recent developments on the preparation of multiple emulsions and their applications as templates for material fabrication. Emphasis is placed on microfluidic methods for accurate control ofExpand
Aqueous phase behavior of salt-free catanionic surfactants: the influence of solubility mismatch on spontaneous curvature and balance of forces
In this paper, we investigate the phase behavior and microstructure for a series of salt-free catanionic surfactants of the type Cm+Cn− with varied chain length mismatch (m ≠ n), using lightExpand
Headgroup Effects on the Unusual Lamellar-Lamellar Coexistence and Vesicle-to-Micelle Transition of Salt-Free Catanionic Amphiphiles
Salt-free ion-paired catanionic amphiphiles of the C-m(+) C-n(-) type, with a high solubility mismatch (n >> m or m >> n) display a remarkable phase behavior in water. A temperature-drivenExpand
Thermotropic phase behavior of triple-chained catanionic surfactants with varying headgroup chemistry.
Catanionic surfactants result from the pairing of oppositely charged amphiphilic molecules, forming a new class of surfactant molecules with various interesting lyotropic and thermotropic properties.Expand
Structural evolution of environmentally responsive cationic liposome-DNA complexes with a reducible lipid linker.
Environmentally responsive materials (i.e., materials that respond to changes in their environment with a change in their properties or structure) are attracting increasing amounts of interest. WeExpand