Synthesis, characterisation and intracellular imaging of PEG capped BEHP-PPV nanospheres

Philip Howes, Richard Thorogate, Mark Green, Sue Jickells, Barbara Daniel

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Aqueous dispersions of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) capped poly[2-(2′,5′-bis(2″-ethylhexyloxy)phenyl)-1,4-phenylene vinylene] (BEHP-PPV) nanospheres with an average particle diameter of 13 nm have been synthesised by a miniemulsion route and used in simple intracellular imaging experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2490-2492
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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