Compound made of hydrophilic and hydrophobic parts
Oligonucleotide (i.e. small DNA, RNA…) or peptide that is able to bind specific target molecules
Particles or objects having an average size between approximately one nanometer and one micrometer
Mixture of two immiscible liquids, one liquid being dispersed in the other one
Jelly-like material, which is often obtained by a dispersion of molecules or particles in a solvent
Inorganic nanoparticle coated by organic materials, such as polymers
Matter of state with properties between those of liquids and solids
Aggregates in solution of amphiphilic compounds with an approximately spherical shape
Large molecule, also called macromolecule, made of many repeated subunits
Reversible Addition-Fragmentation chain Transfer (or RAFT) is a polymerization technique often leading to well defined and controlled macromolecules.
System in which elemental bricks (molecules, polymers, particles etc…) spontaneously organize themselves into various architectures
Supercritical carbon dioxide is a particular state of CO2 above the critical point where it has an intermediate behavior between that of a liquid and a gas.
Blend word of Surface Active Agent
Aggregates in solution of amphiphilic compounds with the structure of a hollow sphere, in which a part of solution is enclosed
Volatile Organic Compound