polymersome


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polymersome

(pŏl′ĭ-mĕr-sōm″)
A vesicle made artificially of linked, helix-shaped proteins.
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By the time the two years of funding is complete, ideally we'd have a polymersome that can get to the back of the eye.
The seven chapters also describe a porous polymersome reactor that mimics the natural compartmentalization of enzymes in the cell organelles, DNA origami formation, and nanocarriers being developed as enzyme drug delivery vehicles.
These innovations in biosensor design will involve both building on our existing highly successful work on plasmonic biosensors and also involve the design and development of completely new polymersome and fluorescent based biosensors.
Discher, Polymersome carriers: from self-assembly to siRNA and protein therapeutics, Eur J Pharm Biopharm.
Synthesizing the desired biodegradation profile of the polymersome after successful encapsulation of Fetuin A would be the next focus after a safe and effective dosage is found.
We picked block copolymers because of their broad availability, tunable composition, and the rich literature regarding liposome and polymersome self-assembly.