Self-assembly of cross-linked β-cyclodextrin nanocapsules

Leonie C. Jones, William M. Lackowski, Yulia Vasilyeva, Karen Wilson, Victor Chechik

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Stirring of perthiolated β-cyclodextrin in water yields cross-linked hollow capsules ca. 50 nm in diameter, which can be used for encapsulation and controlled release of large molecules as shown using Reichardt's dye.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1377-1379
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
Early online date21 Jan 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Jones, L. C., Lackowski, W. M., Vasilyeva, Y., Wilson, K., & Chechik, V. (2009). Self-assembly of cross-linked β-cyclodextrin nanocapsules. Chemical Communications, 2009(11), 1377-1379.