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Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State

Urara Hasegawa

HasegawaAssistant Professor


Ph.D., Biomedical Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University




Polymeric nanoparticles for the delivery of gaseous signal molecules such as nitric oxide, carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulfide.


Major equipment

Confocal laser scanning fluorescence microscope, Plate reader with an injector system.


A. J. van der Vlies, R. Inubushi, H. Uyama, U. Hasegawa. 2016. Polymeric framboidal nanoparticles loaded with a carbon monoxide donor via phenylboronic acid-Catechol complexation. Bioconjugate Chem. 27: 1500-1508.

T. Wang, A. J. van der Vlies, H. Uyama, and U. Hasegawa. 2015. Nitric oxide-releasing polymeric furoxan conjugates. Polym. Chem. 6: 7737-7748.

U. Hasegawa, T. Nishida, and A. J. van der Vlies. 2015. Dual stimuli-responsive phenylboronic acid-containing framboidal nanoparticles by one-step aqueous dispersion polymerization. Macromolecules 48: 4388-4393.

M. Moriyama, S. Metzger, A.J. van der Vlies, H. Uyama, M. Ehrbar, and U. Hasegawa. 2015. Inhibition of angiogenesis by antioxidant Micelles. Adv. Healthcare Mater.4(4): 569-575.