MOF-derived nanoporous carbon as intracellular drug delivery carriers

Nagy L. Torad, Yunqi Li, Shinsuke Ishihara, Katsuhiko Ariga, Yuichiro Kamachi, Hong Yuan Lian, Hicham Hamoudi, Yoshio Sakka, Watcharop Chaikittisilp, Kevin C W Wu, Yusuke Yamauchi

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Abstract

We prepared nanoporous carbon (NC) particles of approximately 50-nm diameter by direct carbonization of metalorganic frameworks (MOFs). The obtained MOF-derived NC (MOF-NC) particles exhibit very high biocompatibility and, hence, are promising as intracellular drug delivery carriers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-719
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume43
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Torad, N. L., Li, Y., Ishihara, S., Ariga, K., Kamachi, Y., Lian, H. Y., Hamoudi, H., Sakka, Y., Chaikittisilp, W., Wu, K. C. W., & Yamauchi, Y. (2014). MOF-derived nanoporous carbon as intracellular drug delivery carriers. Chemistry Letters, 43(5), 717-719. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.131174