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- Arya, Chandamany; Oh, Hyuntaek; Raghavan, Srinivasa R.
- ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016 v.8 no.43 pp. 29688-29695
- alginates, etc ; T-lymphocytes; anions; biopolymers; cations; chitosan; copper; crosslinking; encapsulation; gluconates; glucose; glucose oxidase; glutaraldehyde; light microscopy; pathogens; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... We have developed microscale polymer capsules that are able to chemically degrade a certain type of polymeric microbead in their immediate vicinity. The inspiration here is from the body’s immune system, where killer T cells selectively destroy cancerous cells or cells infected by pathogens while leaving healthy cells alone. The “killer” capsules are made from the cationic biopolymer chitosan by a ...