Prodrug strategy to achieve lyophilizable, high drug loading Micelle formulations through diester derivatives of β-lapachone

Xinpeng Ma, Xiumei Huang, Gang Huang, Longshan Li, Yiguang Wang, Xiuquan Luo, David A. Boothman, Jinming Gao

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29 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1210-1216
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Healthcare Materials
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2014


  • Cancer nanomedicine
  • Diester prodrug
  • Enzyme activation
  • Polymeric micelles
  • β-lapachone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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