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Biodegradable cationic nanogels with tunable size, swelling and pKa for drug delivery.

International journal of pharmaceutics (2020-07-30)
D S Spencer, A B Shodeinde, D W Beckman, B C Luu, H R Hodges, N A Peppas
ABSTRACT

Cationic polymers have garnered significant interest for their utility in intracellular drug delivery and gene therapy. However, due to their associated toxicities, novel synthesis approaches must be explored to develop materials that are biocompatible. The novel library of nanoparticles synthesized in this study exhibit tunable hydrodynamic diameters, composition and pH-responsive properties as a function of synthesis parameters. In addition, differences in the responsiveness of these nanoparticles under different pH conditions affords greater control over intracellular drug release.

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