SUN Team

Peihong Ni

Professor (Macromolecular Science)
B.Sc. Nanjing University (1982)
M.Sc. Soochow University (1986)
Ph.D. Fudan University (2001)
* Visiting Scholar: Coatings Research Institute of Eastern Michigan University, USA (1998-1999)

*Professor in Macromolecular Science at College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University (2003-

Research Interests:
Design and Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Copolymers (Block Copolymers and Hydrogels for Gene and Drug Delivery)/ Fluorocarbon-Hydrocarbon hybrid Amphiphilic Copolymers/ Emulsion and Miniemulsion Polymerization/ Modification and Application of Natural Polymers
Selected Publications
1.       Guoyi Zhang, Mingzu Zhang, Jinlin He, Peihong Ni*, “Synthesis and characterization of a new multifunctional polymeric prodrug paclitaxel-polyphosphoester-folic acid for targeted drug delivery”, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4, 4515-4525. 
2.       Ying Hao, Jinlin He, Mingzu Zhang, Yunfeng Tao, Jian Liu, Peihong Ni*, “Synthesis and characterization of novel brush copolymers with biodegradable polyphosphoester side chains for gene delivery”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2013, 51, 2150-2160.
3.       Jiao Bian, Mingzu Zhang, Jinlin He, Peihong Ni*, “Preparation and self-Assembly of double hydrophilic poly(ethylethylene phosphate)-block-poly[2-(succinyloxy)ethyl methacrylate] diblock copolymers for drug delivery”, React. Funct. Polym., 2013, 73, 579-587.
4.       Huaichao Wang, Mingzu Zhang, Peihong Ni*, Jinlin He, Ying Hao, Yixian Wu, “Synthesis of pH-responsive amphiphilic diblock copolymers containing polyisobutylene via oxyanion-initiated polymerization and their multiple self-assembly morphologies”, Chinese J. Polym. Sci., 2013, 31 (2), 218-231.(Cover article)
5.       Jinlin He, Mingzu Zhang, Peihong Ni*, “Rapidly in situ forming polyphosphoester-based hydrogels for injectable drug delivery carriers”. Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6033-6038.
6.       Ying Hao, Mingzu Zhang, Jinlin He, Peihong Ni*, “Magnetic DNA vector constructed from PDMAEMA polycation and PEGylated brush-type polyanion with crosslinkable shell”, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 6448-6460.
7.       Haiyan Shao, Mingzu Zhang, Jinlin He, Peihong Ni*, “Synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic poly(e-caprolactone)-b-polyphosphoester diblock copolymers bearing multifunctional pendant groups”, Polymer, 2012, 53, 2854-2863.
8.       Shihua Zhang, Zixu Gu, Ying Hao, Mingzu Zhang, Peihong Ni*, “Synthesis of double-hydrophilic block copolymers via combination of oxyanion-initiated polymerization and polymer reaction for fabricating magnetic target gene carrier”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49, 4081-4091.
9.       Xu Liu, Peihong Ni*, Jinlin He, Mingzu Zhang, “Synthesis and micellization of pH/temperature-responsive double-hydrophilic diblock copolymers polyphosphoester- block-poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate] prepared via ROP and ATRP”, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 4771-4781.
10.    Yaojuan Wu, Peihong Ni*, Mingzu Zhang, Xiulin Zhu*, “Fabrication of microgels via supramolecular assembly of cyclodextrin-containing star polycations and oppositely charged linear polyanions”, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 3751-3758.
11.    Wenling Zhang, Jinlin He, Zhuang Liu, Peihong Ni,* Xiulin Zhu*, “Biocompatible and pH-responsive triblock copolymer mPEG-b-PCL-b-PDMAEMA: Synthesis, self-assembly and application”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2010, 48, 1079-1091.
12.    Jinlin He, Peihong Ni,* Sai Wang, Haiyan Shao, Mingzu Zhang, Xiulin Zhu*, “Synthesis and physicochemical characterization of biodegradable and pH-responsive hydrogels based on polyphosphoester for protein delivery”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2010, 48, 1919-1930.
13.    Mingzu Zhang, Jinlin He, Jiang Mao, Cuicui Liu, Hairong Wang, Yinfeng Huang, Peihong Ni*, “Kinetics of styrene miniemulsion polymerization using poly[(stearyl methacrylate-co-(N, N-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate] as surfactant”, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 2010, 360, 190-197.
14.    Zixu Gu, Yuan Yuan, Jinlin He, Mingzu Zhang, Peihong Ni*, “Facile approach for DNA encapsulation in functional polyion complex for triggered intracellular gene delivery: Design, synthesis, and mechanism”, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 5199-5208.
15.    Guixiang Sun, Mingzu Zhang, Jinlin He, Peihong Ni*, “Synthesis of amphiphilic cationic copolymers poly[2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl trimethylammonium chloride-co-stearyl methacrylate] and their self-assembly behavior in water and water-ethanol mixtures”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, 4670-4684.
16.    Cuicui Liu, Jinlin He, Qun Zhao, Mingzu Zhang, Peihong Ni*, “Well-defined poly[(dimethylamimo)ethyl methacrylate]-b-poly(fluoroalkyl methacrylate) diblock copolymers: Effects of different fluoroalkyl groups on the solution properties”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, 2702-2712.
17.    Cuicui Liu, Peihong Ni*, Xiao Fang, Xiaodong Zhou, “Synthesis of amphiphilic diblock copolymers poly[2-(N, N-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate]-b-poly(stearyl methacrylate) and their self-assembly in mixed solvent”, Colloid & Polym. Sci., 2009, 287, 45-55.
18.    Hu Zhang, Peihong Ni*, Jinlin He, Cuicui Liu, “Novel fluoroalkyl end-capped amphiphilic diblock copolymers with pH/temperature response and self-assembly behavior”, Langmuir, 2008, 24, 4647-4654.
19.    Jinlin He, Peihong Ni*, Cuicui Liu, “Synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic fluorinated pentablock copolymers based on Pluronic F127”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2008, 46, 3029-3041.
20.    Jiang Mao, Peihong Ni*, Yiyong Mai, Deyue Yan, “Multicompartment micelles from hyperbranched star-block copolymers containing polycations and fluoropolymer segment”, Langmuir, 2007, 23, 5127-5134.
21.    Xiaodong Zhou, Peihong Ni*, Zhangqing Yu, Feng Zhang, “Latices of poly(fluoroalkyl mathacrylate)-b-poly(butyl methacrylate) copolymer prepared via reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization”, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2007, 45, 471-484.
22.    Xiaodong Zhou, Peihong Ni*, Zhangqing Yu, “Comparison of RAFT polymerization of methyl methacrylate in conventional emulsion and miniemulsion systems”, Polymer, 2007, 48, 6262-6271.
23.    Peihong Ni*, Mingzu Zhang, Liheng Ma, Shoukuan Fu, “Poly(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate for use as a surfactant in the miniemulsion polymerization of styrene”, Langmuir, 2006, 22, 6016-6023. 
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