This lab consists of activities designed to teach students about how nanotechnology can be used to transport medicine for targeted drug delivery.
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Model the action of nano-micelles and observe its interaction with an insoluble chemical.
Observe the self-assembly of a surfactant into a miscelle and use UV-Vis spectrometry to measure the absorbance of the surfactant and encapsulated material.
- Micelles - Drug Delivery Lab Activity, including:
- Pre-Lab and Safety/Hazards Assignment
- Background Information
- Student Report Sheet
- SDS: Safety Data Sheets for the Micelles - Drug Delivery Lab
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