Degradable, Surfactant-Free, Monodisperse Polymer-Encapsulated Emulsions as Anticancer Drug Carriers
Sri Sivakumar, Vipul Bansal, Christina Cortez, Siow-Feng Chong, Alexander N Zelikin, Frank Caruso
ADVANCED MATERIALS | WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH | Published : 2009
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This work was supported by the ARC Linkage International Materials World Network, ARC Discovery, and ARC Federation Fellowship schemes, and the NHMRC via a Project grant. We thank Y. Yan and R. R. Chandrawati for assistance with the IC50 measurements. The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Parkville, Melbourne, is acknowledged for providing cells and for the use of the tissue culture facility. We thank N. L. Abbott (University of Wisconsin-Madison) for helpful discussions on the preparation of the emulsion droplets. We also acknowledge the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Division of Molecular and Health Technologies, Parkville, for the use of the Nanodrop instrument. The Particulate Fluids Processing Center (PFPC) is acknowledged for infrastructure support.