Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 43

Editor: Neville Compton; Editor Emeritus: Peter Gölitz

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPhotoChem, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

49_26b/2010Inside Cover: Facile, Template-Free Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Nanocapsules for Targeted Drug Delivery (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 26/2010)

Open Sesame! A template-free synthetic approach to stimuli-responsive polymer nanocapsules that are potentially useful for targeted drug delivery has been developed. In their Communication on p. 4405 ff., K. Kim and co-workers show that reductively labile polymer nanocapsules composed of CB[6] and disulfide bridges allow not only facile, noncovalent surface modification for targeted delivery but also the release of encapsulated cargo in response to a predefined redox stimulus in an intracellular environment.

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