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Microcapsules gain a new power -- scavenging reactive oxygen species


January 30, 2018

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Stable, biocompatible microcapsules have gained a new power -- the ability to scavenge reactive oxygen species. This may aid microcapsule survival in the body as the tiny polymer capsules carry a drug or other biomolecules. The microcapsules may also find use in antioxidant therapy or in industrial applications where scavenging of free radicals is needed.Full Story

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University of Alabama at Birmingham

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