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Enhanced photophysics of conjugated polymers

United States Patent

June 12, 2007
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A particulate fluorescent conjugated polymer surfactant complex and method of making and using same. The particles are between about 15 and about 50 nm and when formed from a lipsome surfactant have a charge density similar to DNA and are strongly absorbed by cancer cells.
Chen; Liaohai (Darien, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
10/ 449,287
May 30, 2003
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and The University of Chicago representing Argonne National Laboratory.