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Dr. Ionel Adrian Dinu

General Information

Department of Chemistry
University of Basel
Mattenstrasse 24a, BPR-1096
4058 Basel, Switzerland

phone: +41 61 207 57 92
email: adrian.dinu@clutterunibas.ch

Projects

Synthesis of biocompatible amphiphilic block copolymers
Development of a patient-centred sweet adjuvant for cell-based diabetes therapies

Publications

Inverting glucuronidation of hymecromone in situ by catalytic nanocompartments
M. Korpidou, V. Maffeis, I. A. Dinu, C. Schoenenberger, W. P. Meier, C. G. Palivan,
J. Mater. Chem. B, 2022

Synthesis and characterization of tailor-made N-vinylpyrrolidone copolymers and their blend membranes with polyvinyl alcohol for bioethanol dehydration by pervaporation
A. Angelini, C. Fodor, L. Leva, A. Car, I. A. Dinu, W. Yave, W. Meier,
J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2021

Stabilizing Enzymes within Polymersomes by Co-Encapsulation of Trehalose
M. Dinu, I.  Dinu, S. Saxer, W. Meier, U. Pieles, N. Bruns,
Biomacromolecules, 2020

Engineered non-toxic cationic nanocarriers with photo-triggered slow-release properties
I. A. Dinu, J. T. Duskey, A. Car, C. G. Palivan, W. Meier
Polym. Chem.2016

Stimuli-triggered activity of nanoreactors by biomimetic engineering polymer membranes
T. Einfalt, R. Goers, I. A. Dinu, A. Najer, M. Spulber, O. Onaca-Fischer, C. G. Palivan, Nano Lett.,  2015

Does membrane thickness affect the transport of selective ions mediated by ionophores in synthetic membranes?
M. Lomora, I. A. Dinu, F. Itel, S. Rigo, M. Spulber, C. G. Palivan
Macromol.Rapid.Commun., 2015

Selective ion-permeable membranes by insertion of biopores into polymersomes
M. Lomora, F. Itel, I. A. Dinu, C. G. Palivan
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015

Molecular organization and dynamics in polymersome membranes: A lateral diffusion study
F. Itel, M. Chami, A. Najer, S. Lörcher, D. Wu, I. A. Dinu, W. Meier, Macromolecules, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/ma5015403
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.2015

Cellular Trojan horse based on stimulus-responsive polymer nanoreactors
P. Baumann, M. Spulber, I. A. Dinu, C. G. Palivan, J. Chem. Phys. B, 2014

Planar biomimetic membranes based on amphiphilic block copolymers
J. Kowal, X. Zhang, I. A. Dinu, C. G. Palivan, W. Meier
ACS Macro Lett., 2014