Molecule-scale controlled-release system based on light-responsive silica nanoparticles

Chuanliu Wu, Chen Chen, Jinping Lai, Jianbin Chen, Xue Mu, Jinsheng Zheng, Yibing Zhao

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We report a molecule-scale controlled-release system based on silica nanoparticles bearing a photoactive o-nitrobenzyl bromide linkage, which allows cage and release of drug or biologically active molecules by light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2662-2664
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
StatePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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