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A photoCORM nanocarrier for CO release using NIR light

  • Author(s): Pierri, AE
  • Huang, PJ
  • Garcia, JV
  • Stanfill, JG
  • Chui, M
  • Wu, G
  • Zheng, N
  • Ford, PC
  • et al.
Abstract

© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2015. A water-soluble nanocarrier for a photo-activated CO releasing moiety (photoCORM) that can be triggered with NIR excitation is described. This has an upconversion nanoparticle core encapsulated by an amphiphilic polymer imparting both water solubility and a hydrophobic interior containing the photoCORM trans-Mn(bpy)(PPh3)2(CO)2. Such an ensemble offers a unique strategy for CO delivery to biological targets. This journal is

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