Journal article

Synthesis and in vitro properties of iron oxide nanoparticles grafted with brushed phosphorylcholine and polyethylene glycol

Thomas Blin, Aleksandr Kakinen, Emily H Pilkington, Angela Ivask, Feng Ding, John F Quinn, Michael R Whittaker, Pu Chun Ke, Thomas P Davis

Polymer Chemistry | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2016


A new and facile strategy for grafting IONPs by phosphonic acic terminated PC brushes has been demonstrated and characterized in vitro.


Awarded by ARC Project

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by ARC Project CE140100036 (Davis) and grant # IUT 23-5 (Kahru). Davis is thankful for the award of an Australian Laureate Fellowship from the ARC. The authors acknowledge the technical assistance of Heiki Vija for the ion release experiment and Thomas Georges McKenzie for the aqueous GPC analyses.