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The liberating force of ultrasound

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Sophisticated drug delivery systems are as essential to modern medicine as drugs themselves. Now, polymer mechanochemistry in sonicated solutions has been used to activate drugs in three different systems. These results offer a promising approach that can be tailored to diverse molecular structures of modern pharmaceuticals.

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Fig. 1: Examples of demonstrated methods for releasing pharmaceuticals using ultrasonication.

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Boulatov, R. The liberating force of ultrasound. Nat. Chem. 13, 112–114 (2021).

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