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Crystals 2018, 8(6), 250; https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst8060250

Magnetic MOF for AO7 Removal and Targeted Delivery

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Hubei Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials, Key Laboratory for the Green Preparation and Application of Functional Materials (Ministry of Education), Hubei Collaborative Innovation Center for Advanced Organic Chemical Materials, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hubei University, Wuhan 430062, China
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Department of Chemistry, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
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School of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434023, China
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Received: 25 May 2018 / Revised: 6 June 2018 / Accepted: 13 June 2018 / Published: 15 June 2018
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Owing to their high surface area and porosity, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have been gradually employed for a myriad of applications ranging from sensing, pollutant adsorption, and drug delivery to environmental remediation and catalysis. Magnetic nanoparticles-metal-organic frameworks (MMOFs) hybrid materials can facilitate facile removal of MOFs from solutions. In this report, we report the synthesis of Fe3O4@UiO-66 by encapsulation and simulated the drug loading and release by studying the adsorption and release of AO7. Thus, we loaded these MMOFs with AO7 and found that they were able to trigger and control its release by simply applying an external magnetic field. The magnetic field heats the magnets in the MOF, which causes the load to burst from the framework. View Full-Text
Keywords: magnetic MOFs; triggered release; targeted delivery; AO7 magnetic MOFs; triggered release; targeted delivery; AO7
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Zhan, X.-Q.; Yu, X.-Y.; Tsai, F.-C.; Ma, N.; Liu, H.-L.; Han, Y.; Xie, L.; Jiang, T.; Shi, D.; Xiong, Y. Magnetic MOF for AO7 Removal and Targeted Delivery. Crystals 2018, 8, 250.

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