Ultra-sensitive ROS-responsive Tellurium-containing Polymers

Wei Cao, Yuwei Gu, Tianyu Li and Huaping Xu

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 7069-7071.

A novel tellurium-containing polymer micelle system is reported to be responsive to 100 μM H2O2 and can undergo a series of morphological changes. The polymer micelles also respond to 2 Gy gamma radiation, which is the exact dosage a patient receives one day for clinical radiation therapy.

TOC Te micelles