Water-soluble dopamine-based polymers for photoacoustic imaging

T. Repenko, S. Fokong, L. De Laporte, D. Go, F. Kiessling, Twan Gerardus Gertudis Maria Lammers, A. Kuehne

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Here we present a facile synthetic method yielding a linear form of polydopamine via Kumada-coupling, which can be converted into water-soluble melanin, generating high contrast in photoacoustic imaging.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)6084-6087
JournalChemical communications
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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  • IR-99950

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Repenko, T., Fokong, S., De Laporte, L., Go, D., Kiessling, F., Lammers, T. G. G. M., & Kuehne, A. (2015). Water-soluble dopamine-based polymers for photoacoustic imaging. Chemical communications, 51(28), 6084-6087. https://doi.org/10.1039/C5CC00039D