By Richard L. Dunn, Raphael M. Ottenbrite
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While exhibiting lower cytotoxic activity than that of free ADR at 29°C (below the LCST). The blank micelles showed no cytotoxicity both below and above the LCST. Cytotoxicity is well correlated with micelle structural changes (Figure 2) and ADR release (Figure 4) selectively initiated by heating through the LCST. These results show that ADR cytotoxicity against endothelial cells can be reversibly switched using ADR-loaded PIPAAmPBMA micelle carriers combined with culture temperature modulation.
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A 110-mg sample of copolymer powder, 20 mg of bovine insulin, and 20 mg of GOD were mixed, and the mixture was compressed into a disk-shaped matrix of 5-mm thickness and 15-mm diameter. Measurement of Weight Loss of Insulin-Loaded Matrix in Response to Glucose After immersion in phosphate buffer solution (PBS) for a desired time at 37°C, the insulin-loaded matrix was removed and dried in a vacuum oven at room temperature. The percent of weight of the matrix was determined as a function of time.