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
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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