Pluronic polymer capped biocompatible mesoporous silica nanocarriers

Adem Yildirim, Gokcen Birlik Demirel, Rengin Erdem, Berna Senturk, Turgay Tekinay, Mehmet Bayindir

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A facile self-assembly method is described to prepare PEGylated silica nanocarriers using hydrophobic mesoporous silica nanoparticles and a pluronic F127 polymer. Pluronic capped nanocarriers revealed excellent dispersibility in biological media with cyto- and blood compatibilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9782-9784
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number84
StatePublished - Sep 26 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Yildirim, A., Demirel, G. B., Erdem, R., Senturk, B., Tekinay, T., & Bayindir, M. (2013). Pluronic polymer capped biocompatible mesoporous silica nanocarriers. Chemical Communications, 49(84), 9782-9784.