A schizophyllan (β-1,3-glucan) derivative carrying lactose-appendages prepared by reductive amination can form stable macromolecular complexes with polynucleotides, shows excellent affinity with a lactose-binding lectin, and effectively mediates gene transfection into hepatocytes.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry