Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate)-derived amphiphilic graft copolymers for the design of polymersomes

ArticleinChemical Communications 48(43):5364-6 · April 2012with12 Reads
Impact Factor: 6.83 · DOI: 10.1039/c2cc30482a · Source: PubMed


    Amphiphilic graft copolymers composed of biocompatible bacterial poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) and poly(ethylene glycol) have been synthesized by thiol-ene addition. They were demonstrated to form well-defined nanoscale vesicles in water by cryo-transmission electron microscopy.