Photoresponsive vesicle permeability based on intramolecular host-guest inclusion.

Abstract

This article describes light-responsive vesicles that can release their contents in response to a light-sensitive molecular trigger. To this end, liposomes were equipped with amphiphilic β-cyclodextrin that was covalently labeled with azobenzene. Using dye encapsulation and confocal laser scanning microscopy, we show that the permeability of these vesicles… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c3ob41893f

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