Biocompatible macro-initiators controlling radical retention in microfluidic on-chip photopolymerization of water-in-oil emulsions

Y. Ma, J. Thiele, L.K.E.A. Abdelmohsen, J. Xu, W.T.S. Huck

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A series of water-soluble macro-initiators is synthesized to avoid radical loss in microfluidic on-chip photo cross-linking of hyaluronic acid methacrylate-containing water-in-oil emulsions. Their superior performance over known photo-initiators through the generation of water-soluble radicals and excellent biocompatibility are demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-114
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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