Segmented Polyetheresters Containing Hydrogen Bonding Units

  • Francesca Signori
  • Roberto Solaro
  • Emo Chiellini
  • Priscilla A. M. Lips
  • Pieter J. Dijkstra
  • Jan Feijen
Conference paper


In recent years, the growing interest in the delivery of protein and peptide drugs stimulated the development of new materials with tailored properties. Requisites to be fulfilled are the non-denaturation of the incorporated protein as well as the loaded drug and the possibility of controlling both the mechanism and kinetics of polymer degradation and drug release1.


Hard Segment Soft Segment Peptide Drug Multiblock Copolymer Ether Ester 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Signori
    • 1
  • Roberto Solaro
    • 1
  • Emo Chiellini
    • 1
  • Priscilla A. M. Lips
    • 2
  • Pieter J. Dijkstra
    • 2
  • Jan Feijen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Industrial ChemistryUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Dept. of Chemical TechnologyUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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