Bursting of sensitive polymersomes induced by curling.

Abstract

Polymersomes, which are stable and robust vesicles made of block copolymer amphiphiles, are good candidates for drug carriers or micro/nanoreactors. Polymer chemistry enables almost unlimited molecular design of responsive polymersomes whose degradation upon environmental changes has been used for the slow release of active species. Here, we propose a… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0813157106

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