Unilamellar polymer vesicles are formed when a block-copolymer self-assembles to form a single bilayer structure, with a hydrophobic core and hydrophilic surfaces, and the resulting membrane folds over and rearranges by connecting its edges to enclose a space – a wholly synthetic analogue of the phospholipids cell wall. We are interested in the direct formation of polymer vesicles from amphiphilic block-copolymer molecules. We are particularly interested in the large scale production of mono-disperse vesicle solutions and high-yield hydrophile encapsulation through double emulsion technology.
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