Mills CE1, Obermeyer A1, Dong X1, Walker J1, Olsen BD1.
Langmuir. 2016 Dec 20;32(50):13367-13376. Epub 2016 Dec 7.Organophosphate (OP) nerve agents are a class of chemical warfare agents (CWAs) that exist as bulk stocks in current and past war zones. Thus, a technology that can perform on-site decontamination in a safe and timely fashion is desirable. Here, complex coacervate core micelles (C3Ms) were used to encapsulate organophosphate hydrolase (OPH) and chemostabilize it to maintain activity after exposure to organophosphate simulants ethanol and dimethyl methylphosphonate (DMMP). Read More