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Polymer nanoreactors shown to produce and release antibiotics locally

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Original article (peer-reviewed)
Publication date 2013
Author Langowska K., Palivan C. G., Meier W.,
Project Nanostructured Polymers
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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal Chemical Communications
Volume (Issue) 49
Page(s) 128 - 130
Title of proceedings Chemical Communications


We designed and prepared nanoreactors based on a poly(2-methyloxazoline)-block-poly(dimethylsiloxane)-block-poly(2-methyloxazoline (PMOXA-b-PDMS-b-PMOXA) amphiphilic triblock copolymer encapsulating the enzyme penicillin acylase for local and controlled production of antibiotics.