Biodegradable, multi-layered coatings for controlled release of small molecules

Amir, E.; Antoni, P.; Campos, L.M.; Damiron, D.; Gupta, N.; Amir, R.J.; Pesika, N.; Drockenmuller, E.; Hawker, C.J.
, Chem. Commun.
2012
, 48, 4833-4835.

Incorporation of orthogonal functional groups into biodegradable polymers permits the fabrication of multi-layered thin films with improved adhesion and tunable degradation profiles. The bi-layer structure also allows for accurate control over small molecule release.