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Molecules 2013, 18(3), 3339-3355; doi:10.3390/molecules18033339
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Advances in Click Chemistry for Single-Chain Nanoparticle Construction

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Received: 22 February 2013; in revised form: 7 March 2013 / Accepted: 12 March 2013 / Published: 14 March 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Click Chemistry)
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Abstract: Single-chain polymeric nanoparticles are artificial folded soft nano-objects of ultra-small size which have recently gained prominence in nanoscience and nanotechnology due to their exceptional and sometimes unique properties. This review focuses on the current state of the investigations of click chemistry techniques for highly-efficient single-chain nanoparticle construction. Additionally, recent progress achieved for the use of well-defined single-chain nanoparticles in some promising fields, such as nanomedicine and catalysis, is highlighted.
Keywords: click chemistry; controlled polymerization; folding/collapse; single-chain nanoparticles; nanomedicine; catalysis click chemistry; controlled polymerization; folding/collapse; single-chain nanoparticles; nanomedicine; catalysis
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Sanchez-Sanchez, A.; Pérez-Baena, I.; Pomposo, J.A. Advances in Click Chemistry for Single-Chain Nanoparticle Construction. Molecules 2013, 18, 3339-3355.

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Sanchez-Sanchez A, Pérez-Baena I, Pomposo JA. Advances in Click Chemistry for Single-Chain Nanoparticle Construction. Molecules. 2013; 18(3):3339-3355.

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Sanchez-Sanchez, Ana; Pérez-Baena, Irma; Pomposo, José A. 2013. "Advances in Click Chemistry for Single-Chain Nanoparticle Construction." Molecules 18, no. 3: 3339-3355.


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