PEG-SS-PPS: Disulphide block copolymers for intracellular drug delivery

S. Cerritelli, J. A. Hubbell

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Abstract

The use of disulfide block copolymers for an intracellular drug delivery system was investigated. Novel [poly(ethyleneglycol)-poly(propylenesulfide)] block copolymers, which are sensitive to a reducing environment, were synthesized for the experiments. In two separate Schlenck tubes, two reactions were started at a suitable time. The results confirm that the newly formed block copolymers can be used to create drug delivery systems which respond to changes in the reductive state of their environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
EventTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress - Sydney, Australia
Duration: May 17 2004May 21 2004

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NameTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress

Other

OtherTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period5/17/045/21/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Cerritelli, S., & Hubbell, J. A. (2004). PEG-SS-PPS: Disulphide block copolymers for intracellular drug delivery. In Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress (Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress).