my Chemical Communications front cover published!!

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Here we present a two-component self-assembling system employing the interaction of aromatic groups (Fmoc) to construct nanoparticles. Spherical particles of around 70 nm were formed spontaneously by a simple trigonal Fmoc-conjugate, which were then stabilized by Fmoc-dipeptides at physiological pH in aqueous solution. These novel particles, being well-tolerated by cells, capable of encapsulating hydrophobic compounds, and readily decorated by short peptides, are promising carriers for drug delivery.


Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 10224-10226 DOI:10.1039/C1CC11048A (Communication)

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Comment by Weiping Wang on September 11, 2011 at 4:25am
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Smartphone-Based Extension of the Curcumin/Cellophane pH Sensing Method

Pd/Ni Synergestic Activity for Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction in Alkaline Conditions

The potential use of cellophane test strips for the quick determination of food colours

pH and CO2 Sensing by Curcumin-Coloured Cellophane Test Strip

Polymeric Honeycombs Decorated by Nickel Nanoparticles

Directed Deposition of Nickel Nanoparticles Using Self-Assembled Organic Template,

Organometallic deposition of ultrasmooth nanoscale Ni film,

Zigzag-shaped nickel nanowires via organometallic template-free route

Surface analytical characterization of passive iron surface modified by alkyl-phosphonic acid layers

Atomic Force Microscopy Studies of Alkyl-Phosphonate SAMs on Mica

Amorphous iron formation due to low energy heavy ion implantation in evaporated 57Fe thin films

Surface modification of passive iron by alkylphosphonic acid layers

Formation and structure of alkylphosphonic acid layers on passive iron

Structure of the nonionic surfactant triethoxy monooctylether C8E3 adsorbed at the free water surface, as seen from surface tension measurements and Monte Carlo simulations

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