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Smart Antioxidant-containing Polymer Responds to Chemistry

News   Apr 17, 2019 | Original story from the University of Illinois.

 
Smart Antioxidant-containing Polymer Responds to Chemistry

A new drug-delivery system that contains crystalized catechin – an antioxidant found in green tea and fruit – can sense trouble and respond by releasing antioxidant to restore a normal heart rate to water fleas undergoing cardiac stress brought on by high oxidant levels. Credit: Janet Sinn-Hanlon, DesignGroup@VetMed, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 
 
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