2014 Publications





2014 Publications

Albendazole loaded albumin nanoparticles for ovarian cancer therapy
European  Journal of Nanomedicine (2014), 6, 227. 
L. Noorani, H. Pourgholami Mohammad, M. Liang, L. Morris David, M. Stenzel,

Introducing drug delivery vehicle in albendazole decreases tumor burden, reduses VEGF and inhibits ascites in ovarian cancer xenograft model
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology ( 2014), 10, 45-50.
L. Noorani, M. Pourgholami, M. Stenzel, D. Morris

Polyion Complex Micelle Based on Albumin-Polymer Conjugates: Multifunctional Oligonucleotide Transfection Vectors for Anticancer Chemotherapeutics
Biomacromolecules (2014), 15, 4195-4205.
Y. Jiang, H. Lu, Y. Y. Khine, A. Dag, M. H. Stenzel

Drug Conjugation to Cyclic Peptide-Polymer Self-Assembling Nanotubes
Chemistry European Journal (2014), 20, 12745-12749.
B. M. Blunden, R. Chapman, M. Danial, H. Lu, K. A. Jolliffe, S. Perrier, M. H. Stenzel

Enhanced drug toxicity by conjugation of platinum drugs to polymers with guanidine containing zwitterionic functional groups that mimic cell-penetrating peptides
Polymer Chemistry (2014), 5, 6600-6610.
K. J. Abd Karim, R. H. Utama, H. Lu, M. H. Stenzel,

Fructose-coated nanoparticles: a promising drug nanocarrier for triple-negative breast cancer therapy
Chem Comm (2014), 50, 15928-15931.
J. Zhao, K. Babiuch, H. Lu, A. Dag, M. Gottschaldt, M. H. Stenzel,

Successful miniemulsion ATRP using an anionic surfactant: Minimization of deactivator loss by addition of a halide salt
Macromolecules (2014) 47, 6230−6237
V. L. Teo, B. J. Davis, N. V. Tsarevsky, P. B. Zetterlund


Synthesis and Application of Glycopolymers
Chapter in Encyclopedia Of Polymer Science and Technology (2014)
K. Babiuch, M. H. Stenzel


Switching the thermodynamics of MgH2 nanoparticles through polystyrene stabilisation and oxidation
RSC Adv. (2014) 4, 39934–39940
E. Setijadi, C. Boyer, K-F. Aguey-Zinsou


An Efficient and Highly Versatile Synthetic Route to Prepare Iron Oxide Nanoparticles/Nanocomposites with Tunable Morphologies
Langmuir (2014) 30, 10493−10502
B. Karagoz, J. Yeow, L. Esser, S. M. Prakash, R. P. Kuchel, T. P. Davis, C. Boyer


Thiol-yne ‘Click’/Coupling Chemistry and Recent Applications in Polymer and Materials Synthesis and Modification
Invited contribution for a special issue of Polymer (2014) 55 5517-5549
A. B. Lowe


Cu(0)-Mediated Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization: A Tool for Precise Multiblock Copolymer Synthesis
ACS Books: "Sequence-Controlled Polymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Properties"
doi: 10.1021/bk-2014-1170.ch013
C. Boyer, M. Whittaker, P. Zetterlund


Functional α,ω-Dienes via Thiol-Michael Coupling Chemistry: Synthesis, Oxidative Protection, Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Polymerization and Radical Thiol-ene Modification
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 6225–6235
J. A. van Hensbergen, T. W. Gaines, K. B. Wagener, R. P. Burford, A. B. Lowe


Nanoparticles Based on Star Polymers as Theranostic Vectors: Endosomal-Triggered Drug Release Combined with MRI Sensitivity
Advanced Healthcare Materials (2014) DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201400164
Y. Li, H. T. T. Duong, S. Laurent, A. MacMillan, R. M. Whan, L. Vander Elst, R. N. Muller, J. Hu, A. Lowe, C. Boyer, T. P. Davis


Biomimetic Polymers Responsive to a Biological Signaling Molecule: Nitric Oxide Triggered Reversible Self-assembly of Single Macromolecular Chains into Nanoparticles
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition (2014) 53, 7779 –7784
J. Hu, M. R. Whittaker, H. Duong, Y. Li, C. Boyer, T. P. Davis


Nanoparticle (Star Polymer) Delivery of Nitric Oxide Effectively Negates Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Formation
Biomacromolecules (2014) 15, 2583−2589
H. T. T. Duong, K. Jung, S. K. Kutty, S.Agustina, N. N. M. Adnan, J. S. Basuki, N. Kumar, T. P. Davis, N. Barraud, C. Boyer


In Situ Formation of Polymer-Gold Composite Nanoparticles with Tunable Morphologies
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ACS Macro Letters (2014) 3, 591−596
R. Bleach, B. Karagoz, S. M. Prakash, T. P. Davis, C. Boyer


Combining Enzymatic Monomer Transformation with Photoinduced Electron Transfer - Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer for the Synthesis of Complex Multiblock Copolymers
ACS Macro Letters (2014) 3, 633−638
C. Fu, J. Xu, L. Tao, C. Boyer


Oxygen Tolerance Study of Photoinduced Electron Transfer–Reversible Addition–Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) Polymerization Mediated by Ru(bpy)3Cl2
Macromolecules (2014) 47, 4217−4229
J. Xu, K. Jung, C. Boyer


Functional gold nanoparticles for the storage and controlled release of nitric oxide: applications in biofilm dispersal and intracellular delivery
J. Mater. Chem. B (2014) 2, 5003–5011
H. T. T. Duong, N. N. M. Adnan,  N. Barraud, J. S. Basuki, S. K. Kutty, K. Jung, N. Kumar, T. P. Davis, C. Boyer


Aqueous photoinduced living/controlled polymerization: tailoring for bioconjugation
Chem. Sci. (2014) 5, 3568–3575
J. Xu, K. Jung, N. A. Corrigan, C. Boyer 


Macroporous Uniform Azide- and Alkyne-functional Polymer Microspheres with Tuneable Surface Area: Synthesis, In-depth Characterization and Click-Modification  
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 5689–5699
M. Albuszis, P. J. Roth, W. Pauer, H.-U. Moritz


ROMP (Co)Polymers with Pendent Alkyne Groups: Post-polymerization Modification Employing Highly Efficient Thiol-yne and CuAAC Coupling Chemistries
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 5339–5349
J. A. van Hensbergen, R. P. Burford, A. B. Lowe


Synthesis of Complex Macromolecules Using Iterative Copper(0)-Mediated Radical Polymerization
J. Polym. Sci.; Part A: Polym. Chem. (2014) 52, 2083–2098 [invited Highlight Article]
C. Boyer, P. B. Zetterlund, M. R. Whittaker


Boronic acid ester with dopamine as a tool for bioconjugation and for visualization of cell apoptosis
Chem Comm (2014) 50, 6390--6393
W. Scarano, H. Lu, M. H. Stenzel


Albumin-Micelles via a one-pot Technology Platform for the Delivery of Drugs
Chem Comm (2014) 50, 6394--6397
Y. Jiang, M. Liang, D. Svejkar, G. Hart-Smith, H. Lu, W. Scarano, M. H. Stenzel


Control of glycopolymer nanoparticle morphology by a one-pot, double modification procedure using thiolactones
Macromolecular Rapid Commun (2014) 35, 1128−1134
Y. Chen, P. Espeel, S. Reinicke, F. E. Du Prez, M. H. Stenzel


Drug carriers for the delivery of therapeutic peptides
Biomacromolecules (2014) 15, 1097−1114
A. Du, M. H. Stenzel


Polymers with platinum drugs and other macromolecular metal complexes for cancer treatment
Progress in Polymer Science (2014) 39 1614–1643
M. Callari, J. Aldrich-Wright, P. L. de Souza, M. H Stenzel


Size effects of self-assembled block copolymers spherical micelles and vesicle on cellular uptake in human colon carcinoma cells
J. Mater. Chem B (2014) 2, 2883–2891
T. Chang, M. S. Lord, B. Bergmann, A. McMillan, M. H. Stenzel


Superior Chemotherapeutic benefits from the ruthenium-based anti-metastatic drug NAMI-A through conjugation to polymeric micelles
Macromolecules (2014) 47, 1646−1655
B. M. Blunden, A. Rawal, H. Lu, M. H. Stenzel


Composing Well-defined Stimulus-Responsive Materials through Postpolymerization Modification Reactions  
Macromol. Chem. Phys. (2014) 215, 825−838 [invited review]
P. J. Roth


Hydrophobically Modified Sulfobetaine Copolymers with Tunable Aqueous UCST Through Post-polymerization Modification of Poly(pentafluorophenyl acrylate)
Macromolecules (2014) 47, 750−762
P. A. Woodfield, Y. Zhu, Y. Pei, P. J. Roth


Chain transfer to solvent in the radical polymerization of structurally diverse acrylamide monomers using straight-chain and branched alcohols as solvents
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 47, 639−649
C. Magee, Y. Sugihara, P. B. Zetterlund, F. Aldabbagh


Exploitation of the degenerative transfer mechanism in RAFT polymerization for synthesis of polymer of high livingness at full monomer conversion
Macromolecules (2014) 47, 639−649
G. Gody, T. Maschmeyer, P. B. Zetterlund, S. Perrier


Optimisation of the RAFT Polymerization Conditions for the in situ Formation of Nano-Objects via Dispersion Polymerization in Alcoholic Medium
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 6990–7003
W. Zhao, G. Gody, S. Dong, P. B. Zetterlund, S. Perrier


Protein Micro-Patterns by PEG Grafting on Dewetted PLGA Films
Langmuir (2014) 30 (39), pp 11714–11722
M. Ghezzi, S.C. Thickett, A.M. Telford, C.D. Easton, L. Meagher, C. Neto


Synthesis of pH-Responsive Nanocapsules via Inverse Miniemulsion Periphery RAFT Polymerization and Post-Polymerization Reaction
ACS Macro Letters (2014) 3, 935−939
R. H. Utama, M. Drechsler, S. Förster, P. B. Zetterlund, M. H. Stenzel


Synthesis of Fluorinated Alkoxyamines and Alkoxyamine-initiated Nitroxide-mediated Precipitation Polymerizations of Styrene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide
Polym. Chem. (2014) 5, 5725–5733
C. Magee, A. Earla, J. Petraitis, C. Higa, R. Braslau, P. B. Zetterlund, F. Aldabbagh


Postpolymerization Synthesis of (Bis)Amide (Co)Polymers: Thermoresponsive Behavior and Self-association  
Polymer (2014) 55, 4425-4431
Y. Zhu, A. B. Lowe, P. J. Roth


Mechano-Responsive Polymer Solutions Based on CO2 Supersaturation: Shaking-induced Phase Transitions and Self-Assembly or Dissociation of Polymeric Nanoparticles
Chem. Commun. (2014) 50, 9561--9564
P. J. Roth, J. Y. Quek, Y. Zhu, B. M. Blunden, A. B. Lowe


RAFT Dispersion Polymerization of 3-Phenylpropyl Methacrylate with Poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate] Macro-CTAs in Ethanol and Associated Thermoreversible Polymorphism
Soft Matter (2014) 10, 5787
Y. Pei, N. C. Dharsana, J. A. van Hensbergen, R. P. Burford, P. J. Roth, A. B. Lowe


Nano-sized graphene oxide as sole surfactant in miniemulsion polymerization for nanocomposite synthesis: Effect of pH and ionic strength
Polymer (2014) 55, 3490 - 3497
S. H. Che Man, D. Ly, M. R. Whittaker, S. C. Thickett, P. B. Zetterlund


Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: A first update
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 4820–4870
A. B. Lowe


Photoinduced Electron Transfer−Reversible Addition−Fragmentation Chain Transfer (PET-RAFT) Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate and Vinylpyrrolidinone: Kinetic and Oxygen Tolerance Study
Macromolecules (2014) DOI: 10.1021/ma500842u
S. Shanmugam, J. Xu, C. Boyer


Hollow Hybrid Polymer-Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles via Pickering Miniemulsion Polymerization
Nanoscale (2014) 6, 8590
S. C. Thickett, N. Wood, Y-H. Ng, P. B. Zetterlund


Incorporation of 5-Hydroxyindazole into the Self-Polymerization of Dopamine for Novel Polymer Synthesis
Macromol. Rapid Commun. (2014) 35, 291−297
M. B. Peterson, S. P. Le-Masurier, K. Lim, J. M. Hook, P. Martens, A. M. Granville


One-pot polymer brush synthesis via simultaneous isocyanate coupling chemistry and “grafting from” RAFT polymerization

Polym. Chem. (2014) 5, 2816
S. P. Le-Masurier, G. Gody, S. Perrier, A. M. Granville


Pushing the Limit of the RAFT Process: One-pot Synthesis of High-order Multiblock Copolymers of High Livingness at Full Monomer Conversion
Macromolecules (2014) 47, 3451−3460
G. Gody, T. Maschmeyer, P. B. Zetterlund, S. Perrier


Sequence-Controlled Multiblock Copolymers via RAFT Polymerization: Modelling and Simulations
Macromol. Theory Simul. (2014) 23, 331–339
P. B. Zetterlund, G. Gody, S. Perrier


Thiol-Michael Coupling and ROMP: Facile Access to Functional exo-7-Oxanorbornene Dendron Macromonomers
Polymer International (2014) 63, 1174–1183
M. Liu, R. P. Burford, A. B. Lowe


Organic Nitrate Functional Nanoparticles for the Glutathione-Triggered Slow-Release of Nitric Oxide
J. Polym. Sci.; Part A: Polym. Chem. (2014) online DOI: 10.1002/pola.27221
H. T. T. Duong, A. Ho, T. P. Davis, C. Boyer



A Robust and Versatile Photoinduced Living Polymerization of Conjugated and Unconjugated Monomers and Its Oxygen Tolerance
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2014) 136, 5508−5519
J. Xu, K. Jung, A. Atme, S. Shanmugam, C. Boyer


Photoredox catalyst-mediated atom transfer radical addition for polymer functionalization under visible light
Polym. Chem. (2014) 5, 3321
J. Xu, A. Atme, A. F. Marques Martins, K. Jung, C. Boyer


Spatial and temporal control of drug release through pH and alternating magnetic field induced breakage of Schiff base bonds
Polym. Chem. (2014) 5, 3311
A. E. Dunn, D. J. Dunn, A. Macmillan, R. Whan, T. Stait-Gardner, W. S. Price, M. Lim, C. Boyer


Magnetic nanoparticles with diblock glycopolymer shells give lectin concentration-dependent MRI signals and selective cell uptake
Chem. Sci. (2014) 5, 715-726
J. S. Basuki, L. Esser, H. T. T. Duong, Q. Zhang, P. Wilson, M. R. Whittaker, D. M. Haddleton, C. Boyer, T. P. Davis


A block copolymer-stabilized co-precipitation approach to magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for potential use as MRI contrast agents
Polym. Chem. (2014) 5, 2611-2620
J. S. Basuki, A. Jacquemin, L. Esser, Y. Li, C. Boyer, T. P. Davis


Synthesis of polymeric nanomaterials for medicine (Editorial)
Polym. Chem. (2014) 5, 1501-1502
C. Boyer,  T. P. Davis

Book Chapter: Recent developments in the design of nanomaterials for photothermal and magnetic hyperthermia induced controllable drug delivery
Nanoscience: Volume 2, (2014) 2, 225-254
A. E. Dunn, D. J. Dunn, M. Lim, C. Boyer, N. T. K. Thanh
Simultaneous Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (PISA) and Guest Molecule Encapsulation
Macromol. Rapid Commun. (2014) 35, 417−421
B. Karagoz , C. Boyer , T. P. Davis
Novel α,α-Bischolesteryl Functional (Co)Polymers: RAFT Radical Polymerization Synthesis and Preliminary Solution Characterization
Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2014) 35, 813−820
P. J. Roth, T. P. Davis, A. B. Lowe
Incorporation of 5-Hydroxyindazole into the Self-Polymerization of Dopamine for Novel Polymer Synthesis
Macromolecular Rapid Communication (2014) 35, 291−297
M. B. Peterson, S. P. Le-Masurier, K. Lim, J. M. Hook, P. Martens, A. M. Granville
Disulfide bridge based conjugation of peptides to RAFT polymers
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 1772–1781
L. McDowall, M. H. Stenzel
Radio-opaque micelles for X-ray imaging
Aust. J. Chem. (2014) 67, 78–84 [Special issue for the Sino-Australian Polymer Workshop]
Z. Wang, T. Chang, L. Hunter, A. M. Gregory, M. H. Stenzel
The Precise Molecular Location of Gadolinium Atoms has a Significant Influence on the Efficacy of Nanoparticulate MRI Positive Contrast Agents
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 2592–2601
Y. Li, S. Laurent, L. Esser, L. Vander Elst, R. N. Muller, A. B. Lowe, C. Boyer, T. P. Davis
Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly: Ethanolic RAFT Dispersion Polymerization of 2-Phenylethyl Methacrylate
Polymer Chemistry (2014) 5, 2342–2351
Y. Pei, A. B. Lowe
Combining Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerisation and Thiol-ene Coupling Chemistries: Facile Access to Novel Functional Linear and Non-linear Macromolecules
Macromolecular Rapid Communications  (2014) 35, 391−404
[Invited contribution to special issue]
A. B. Lowe, M. Liu, J. A. van Hensbergen, R. P. Burford