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Snail-like Particles from Compartmentalized Microfibers.

08:00 EDT 21st October 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Electrohydrodynamic cojetting has been employed to synthesize compartmentalized microfibers from thermally responsive hydrogels. The synthesis of the hydrogels as well as their transformation into compartmentalized microcylinders is discussed. After programmable shape-shifting, snail-like particles are obtained that undergo functional and structural reconfiguration in response to a change in temperature.

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Name: Macromolecular rapid communications
ISSN: 1521-3927
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