Table 6 Hydrogel nanocage synthesis: Quantity (in millimoles) of comonomers and total volume of reaction.

NIPAm, N-isopropylacrylamide; BIS, N,N′-methylenebisacrylamide; DHEA, N,N′-(1,2-dihydroxyethylene)bisacrylamide; AAc, acrylic acid; KPS, potassium persulfate, TEMED, N,N,N′,N′-tetramethylethylenediamine; BAC, N,N′-bis(acryloyl)cystamine; AA, allylamine; NHA, N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide.

NIPAmBISDHEABACAAcAANHATEMEDKPSVolume
1:NBaAl390.94.50.170.18150
2:NBiAc422.67.31.02500
3:NBiDAc6.160.640.640.560.1770
4:NBiNh422.67.31.02500