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2020
Drug delivery
Encapsulation
Polyethylene glycols
attachment
delivery
2019

Electrosprayed cysteine-functionalized degradable amphiphilic block copolymer microparticles for low pH-triggered drug delivery

Finnegan, M., Mallon, G., Leach, A. & Themistou, E., 14 Nov 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 10, p. 5814-5820

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug delivery
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Block copolymers
Cysteine
Ring opening polymerization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Star polymers with acid-labile diacetal-based cores synthesized by aqueous RAFT polymerization for intracellular DNA delivery

Gibson, T. J., Smyth, P., Semsarilar, M., McCann, A. P., McDaid, W. J., Johnston, M. C., Scott, C. J. & Themistou, E., 05 Jul 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 11, 2, p. 344-357 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Stars
Polymers
DNA
Acids
1 Citation (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

Targeting triple-negative breast cancer cells using Dengue virus-mimicking pH-responsive framboidal triblock copolymer vesicles

Mable, C. J., Canton, I., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Ustbas Gul, B., Chambon, P., Themistou, E. & Armes, S. P., 14 May 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 18, p. 4811-4821

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Viruses
Block copolymers
Cells
Phosphorylcholine
Nanoparticles
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Development of amphiphilic block copolymers as silica optical fiber overlayers for BSA protein detection

Petropoulou, A., Gibson, T. J., Themistou, E., Pispas, S. & Riziotis, C., 01 Sep 2018, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 216, p. 421-428

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bovine Serum Albumin
block copolymers
albumins
Silicon Dioxide
serums
4 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

pH-responsive diblock copolymers with two different fluorescent labels for simultaneous monitoring of micellar self-assembly and degree of protonation

Madsen, J., Madden, G., Themistou, E., Warren, N. J. & Armes, S. P., 07 Jun 2018, In : Polymer Chemistry. 9, 21, p. 2964-2976

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Protonation
Self assembly
Block copolymers
Labels
Coloring Agents
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Tissue Scaffolds
Bone
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Degradation
3 Citations (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)

Single-Domain Antibody-Functionalized pH-Responsive Amphiphilic Block Copolymer Nanoparticles for Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Targeted Cancer Therapy

Gibson, T. J., Smyth, P., McDaid, W. J., Lavery, D., Thom, J., Cotton, G., Scott, C. J. & Themistou, E., 21 Aug 2018, In : ACS Macro Letters. 7, 8, p. 1010-1015

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Single-Domain Antibodies
Nanoconjugates
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Antibodies
Block copolymers
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
239 Downloads (Pure)

Low Temperature Gamma Sterilisation of a Bioresorbable Polymer, PLGA

Davison, L., Themistou, E., Buchanan, F. & Cunningham, E., 13 Sep 2017, In : Radiation Physics and Chemistry. p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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polymers
irradiation
nitrogen
glass transition temperature
cleavage
2015
26 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling Surface Topology and Functionality of Electrospun Fibers on the Nanoscale using Amphiphilic Block Copolymers To Direct Mesenchymal Progenitor Cell Adhesion

Viswanathan, P., Themistou, E., Ngamkham, K., Reilly, G. C., Armes, S. P. & Battaglia, G., Jan 2015, In : Biomacromolecules. 16, 1, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell adhesion
Block copolymers
Topology
Fibers
Adhesives
17 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoscale detection of metal-labeled copolymers in patchy polymersomes

Ruiz-Perez, L., Madsen, J., Themistou, E., Gaitzsch, J., Messager, L., Armes, S. P. & Battaglia, G., 21 Mar 2015, In : Polymer Chemistry. 6, 11, p. 2065-2068 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Block copolymers
Polymers
Copolymers
Metals
48 Citations (Scopus)
673 Downloads (Pure)

Targeting Siglecs with a sialic acid-decorated nanoparticle abrogates inflammation

Spence, S., Greene, M. K., Fay, F., Hams, E., Saunders, S. P., Hamid, U., Fitzgerald, M., Beck, J., Bains, B. K., Smyth, P., Themistou, E., Small, D. M., Schmid, D., O'Kane, C. M., Fitzgerald, D. C., Abdelghany, S. M., Johnston, J. A., Fallon, P. G., Burrows, J. F., McAuley, D. F. & 2 others, Kissenpfennig, A. & Scott, C. J., 02 Sep 2015, In : Science Translational Medicine. 7, 303, 12 p., 140.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Sialic Acid Binding Immunoglobulin-like Lectins
N-Acetylneuraminic Acid
Nanoparticles
Inflammation
Sepsis
2014
22 Citations (Scopus)

Facile synthesis of thiol-functionalized amphiphilic polylactide–methacrylic diblock copolymers

Themistou, E., Battaglia, G. & Armes, S. P., 21 Feb 2014, In : Polymer Chemistry. 5, 4, p. 1405-1417 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Polymerization
Block copolymers
Ring opening polymerization
2013
78 Citations (Scopus)

Nile blue-based nano-sized pH sensors for simultaneous far-red and near-infrared live bioimaging

Madsen, J., Canton, I., Warren, N. J., Themistou, E., Blanazs, A., Ustbas, B., Tian, X., Pearson, R., Battaglia, G., Lewis, A. L. & Armes, S. P., 02 Oct 2013, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). 135, 39, p. 14863-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pH sensors
Block copolymers
Labels
Coloring Agents
Dyes
2012
85 Citations (Scopus)

Facile Synthesis and Visualization of Janus Double-Brush Copolymers

Li, Y., Themistou, E., Zou, J., Das, B. P., Tsianou, M. & Chong, C., Jan 2012, In : ACS Macro Letters. 1, 1, p. 52-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brushes
Grafts
Visualization
Copolymers
Polystyrenes
2011
74 Citations (Scopus)

Clicking Well-Defined Biodegradable Nanoparticles and Nanocapsules by UV-Induced Thiol-Ene Cross-Linking in Transparent Miniemulsions

Zou, J., Chin, C., Themistou, E., Li, Y., Chen, C-K., Alexandridis, P. & Cheng, C., 04 Oct 2011, In : Advanced Materials. 23, 37, p. 4274-4277 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanocapsules
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Nanostructured materials
Nanoparticles
Drug delivery
77 Citations (Scopus)

pH-Sensitive brush polymer-drug conjugates by ring-opening metathesis copolymerization

Zou, J., Jafr, G., Themistou, E., Yap, Y., Wintrob, Z. A. P., Alexandridis, P., Ceacareanu, A. C. & Cheng, C., 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 15, p. 4493-4495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brushes
Copolymerization
Polymers
Structural design
Pharmaceutical Preparations
11 Citations (Scopus)

Polyelectrolyte nanocages via crystallized miniemulsion droplets

Li, Y., Themistou, E., Das, B. P., Christian-Tabak, L., Zou, J., Tsianou, M. & Cheng, C., 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 42, p. 11697-11699

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyelectrolytes
Monolayers
Surface-Active Agents
Surface active agents
Molecules
2010
36 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and dynamics of dextran in binary mixtures of a good and a bad solvent

Antoniou, E., Themistou, E., Sarkar, B., Tsianou, M. & Alexandridis, P., Aug 2010, In : Colloid and Polymer Science. 288, 12-13, p. 1301-1312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dextrans
Dextran
Binary mixtures
Dextrans
binary mixtures
2009
27 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Quantify Shear-Induced Protein Conformation Change

Themistou, E., Singh, I., Shang, C., Balu-Iyer, S. V., Alexandridis, P. & Neelamegham, S., 04 Nov 2009, In : Biophysical Journal. 97, 9, p. 2567-2576

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein Conformation
Fluorescence Spectrometry
von Willebrand Factor
Proteins
Fluorescent Dyes
10 Citations (Scopus)
Stars
Polymers
Degradation
Ethylene
Thermolysis
68 Citations (Scopus)

Fluid Shear Induces Conformation Change in Human Blood Protein von Willebrand Factor in Solution

Singh, I., Themistou, E., Porcar, L. & Neelamegham, S., 18 Mar 2009, In : Biophysical Journal. 96, 6, p. 2313-2320

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

von Willebrand Factor
Blood Proteins
Small Angle Scattering
Protein Conformation
Neutrons
2008
17 Citations (Scopus)
Stars
hydrolysis
Hydrolysis
Polymers
stars
2007
28 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)
Methacrylates
Stars
copolymers
Copolymers
stars
19 Citations (Scopus)
Thermolysis
Stars
Polymers
Methacrylates
Ethylene glycol
30 Citations (Scopus)

Three different types of quasi-model networks: synthesis by group transfer polymerization and characterization

Triftaridou, A. I., Kafouris, D., Vamvakaki, M., Georgiou, T. K., Krasia, T. C., Themistou, E., Hadjiantoniou, N. & Patrickios, C. S., Jan 2007, In : Polymer Bulletin. 58, 1, p. 185-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

network synthesis
Polymers
polymerization
Polymerization
polymers
2006
41 Citations (Scopus)
Acetals
Stars
Polymers
Methane
Methacrylates
38 Citations (Scopus)
Stars
Polymers
Methacrylates
Molecular weight
Trifluoroacetic acid
2004
41 Citations (Scopus)
Silicon
Stars
Polymers
Methacrylates
Silanes