Original Paper Published in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering

An original paper on biodegradable poly-ion complex micelles Aki co-authored has been published online: Drug Delivery with Hyaluronic Acid-Coated Polymeric Micelles in Liver Fibrosis TherapyYuta Yoshizaki, Manami Yamasaki, Takuya Nagata, Kengo Suzuki, Rio Yamada, Takuma Kato, Nobuo Murase, Akinori Kuzuya, Akira Asai, Kazuhide Higuchi, Kosuke Kaji, Hitoshi Yoshiji, and Yuichi Ohya*ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2023, 9 (6), 3414–3424. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.3c00327

Original Paper published in Polymer Chemistry

An original paper on thermo-responsive biodegradable block copolymers Aki co-authored has been published online: A systematic study on the effects of the structure of block copolymers of PEG and poly(ε-caprolactone-co-glycolic acid) on their temperature-responsive sol-to-gel transition behaviorYuichi Ohya,* Hidenori Yonezawa, Chiro Moriwaki, Nobuo Murase, and Akinori KuzuyaPolymer Chemistry, 2023, 14 (12), 1350–1358. DOI: 10.1039/d2py01574a

Review Paper Published in iScience

A review paper Qing wrote has been published online: Supramolecular Enzyme-mimicking Catalysts Self-assembled from Peptides Qing Liu,* Akinori Kuzuya, Zhen-Gang Wang* iScience 2022, 26 (1), 105831. DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105831

Original Paper Published in Polymer Journal

An original paper on biodegradable injectable gel Aki co-authored has been published online: Loss of multipotency in adipose-derived stem cells after culture in temperature-responsive injectable polymer hydrogelsNozomi Mayumi, Nobuo Murase, Yuta Yoshizaki, Akinori Kuzuya and Yuichi Ohya*Polymer Journal, 2023, 55 (3), 261–271. DOI: 10.1038/s41428-022-00739-4

A New Visitor

Keita Abe, a Ph.D. student from Molecular Robotics Lab., Tohoku University has joined our lab. He’ll stay with us for a week to conduct a joint project on the mid-term demonstration for KAKENHI “Molecular Cybernetics”.

Inside Front Cover in Advanced Functional Materials

A review paper on “Molecular Cybernetics” Aki co-authored has been selected as Inside Front Cover picture: Molecular Cybernetics: Challenges toward Cellular Chemical AISatoshi Murata,* Taro Toyota, Shin-ichiro M. Nomura, Takashi Nakakuki, Akinori KuzuyaAdvanced Functional Materials, 2022, 32 (37), 2201866. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202201866