Damian Beasock

Damian Beasock
University of North Carolina at Charlotte | UNC Charlotte · Department of Chemistry

Master of Science

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Recent advances in nanotechnology now allow for the methodical implementation of therapeutic nucleic acids (TNAs) into modular nucleic acid nanoparticles (NANPs) with tunable physicochemical properties which can match the desired biological effects, provide uniformity, and regulate the delivery of multiple TNAs for combinatorial therapy. Despite th...
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Poly(ethylene glycol) or PEG has a long history of use in medicine. Many conventional formulations utilize PEG as either an active ingredient or an excipient. PEG found its use in biotechnology therapeutics as a tool to slow down drug clearance and shield protein therapeutics from undesirable immunogenicity. Nanotechnology field applies PEG to crea...
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Silver has a long history of antibacterial effectiveness. The combination of atomically precise metal nanoclusters with the field of nucleic acid nanotechnology has given rise to DNA-templated silver nanoclusters (DNA-AgNCs) which can be engineered with reproducible and unique fluorescent properties and antibacterial activity. Furthermore, cytosine...
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Organic-inorganic hybrids may offer unique material properties not available from their components. However, they are typically less stable and disordered. Hybrid perovskites are the best examples. Long-term stability study of the hybrid materials, over the anticipated lifespan of a real device, is practically nonexistent. A family of highly ordere...

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