Publications

Where copyright agreements allow a link to the published PDF may be found. Otherwise for PDF copies of any of the articles below please contact me and I will provide them where possible.

* denotes SGS as corresponding author; open access logo denotes article published open access.

A simple list is available here.

Peer-reviewed Journals

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Self-assembly of amphiphilic statistical copolymers and their aqueous rheological properties

Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 1474-1487.
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Alkyl-modified oligonucleotides as intercalating vehicles for doxorubicin uptake via albumin binding

Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2018, 15, 437-446.
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Control of aggregation temperatures in mixed and blended cytocompatible thermoresponsive block co-polymer nanoparticles

Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 7441-7452.
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The effect of hyperbranched poly(acrylic acid)s on the morphology and size of precipitated nanoscale (fluor)hydroxyapatite.

J. Mater. Chem. B., 2017, 5, 6027-6033.
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Influence of polymer size on uptake and cytotoxicity of doxorubicin-loaded DNA–PEG conjugates

Bioconjugate Chem., 2016, 27, 1244-1252.
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The effect of protein concentration on the viscosity of a recombinant albumin solution formulation

RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 15143-15154.
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Synthesis of 19F Nucleic Acid–Polymer Conjugates as Real-Time MRI Probes of Biorecognition.

Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 2180-2191.
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Phosphonium polymethacrylates for siRNA delivery - effect of polymer and RNA structural parameters on polyplex assembly and gene knockdown.

Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16, 3480-3490.
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Multifunctional poly[N-(2-hydroxypropyl)methacrylamide] copolymers via post-polymerization modification and sequential thiol–ene chemistry

Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 2857-2863.
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Quantitative study on the antifreeze protein mimetic ice growth inhibition properties of poly(ampholytes) derived from vinyl-based polymers

Biomater. Sci., 2014, 2, 1781-1795.
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Bacteria-instructed synthesis of polymers for self-selective microbial binding and labelling

Nature Mater., 2014, 13, 748-755.
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Programmed assembly of polymer-DNA conjugate nanoparticles with optical readout and sequence-specific activation of biorecognition

Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 2368-2374.
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Programmable polymer-DNA hydrogels with dual input and multiscale responses

Biomat. Sci., 2014, 2, 203-211.
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Synthesis and characterization of variable conformation pH responsive block co-polymers for nucleic acid delivery and targeted cell entry

Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 1626-1636.
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Multi-modal switching in responsive DNA block co-polymer conjugates

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 16263-16274.
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Enhanced uptake of nanoparticle drug carriers via a thermoresponsive shell enhances cytotoxicity in a cancer cell line

Biomater. Sci., 2013, 1, 434-442.
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Well-defined Polymeric Vesicles with High Stability and Modulation of Cell Uptake by a Simple Coating Protocol

Polym. Chem., 2012, 3, 2596-2604.
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Thermoresponsive colloids in cancer therapy

Macromol. Biosci., 2011, 11, 1722-1734.
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The binding of polyvalent galactosides to the lectin Ricinus communis agglutinin 120 (RCA120) - an ITC and SPR study

Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, 1552-1560.
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A spoonful of sugar - the application of glycopolymers in therapeutics

Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, 60-68.
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Inhibition of ice crystal growth by synthetic glycopolymers - implications for the rational design of antifreeze glycoprotein mimics

Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10, 328-333.
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Synthesis of well-defined glycopolymers and some studies of their aqueous solution behaviour

Faraday Discuss., 2008, 139, 359-368.
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Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Well-defined Glycopolymers

J. Polym. Sci. Part A Polym. Chem., 2007, 45, 2059-2072.
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Facile in Situ Preparation of Biologically Active Multivalent Glyconanoparticles

Chem. Commun., 2006, 4198-4200.
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Book Chapters

  1. Sebastian G. Spain, Gokcen Yasayan, Mahmoud Soliman, Felicity Heath, Aram O. Saeed and Cameron Alexander; "Nanoparticles of Nucleic Acid Delivery" in Comprehensive Biomaterials, 2011, vol. 4, 389-410.