Chris Allender

Fields of interest: 

Synthetic molecular recognition; molecular imprinting; drug delivery; microfluidics and microfabrication 


Recent publications:

Martin CJ, Allender CJ, Brain KR, Morrissey A and Birchall JC.:
Low temperature fabrication of biodegradable sugar glass microneedles for transdermal drug delivery applications. 
J. Con. Rel. (2011); doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2011.10.024

Castell, O.K., Kamarudin AR, Barrow, D.A Allender, C.J.:
Current practices for describing the performance of molecularly imprinted polymers can be misleading and may be hampering the development of the field. J. Molec. Recog. Vol. 24(6), (2011), pp. 1115–1122.

Watkins, C.L., Sayers, E.J., Allender, C., Barrow, D., Fegan, C., Brennan, P., Jones, A.T.:
Co-operative membrane disruption between cell penetrating peptide and cargo – implications for the therapeutic use of the Bcl-2 converter peptide D-NuBCP-9-r8.
Molecular Therapy, (2011) doi:10.1038/mt.2011.175

D.J Rowe, A. Porch , D.A Barrow, C.J Allender:
Integrated microwave resonant device for dielectric analysis of microfluidic systems ,
 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., Vol.310, (2011), 012004.

D. J. Rowe, J. Naylon, A. Porch, D. A. Barrow and C. J. Allender.:
Microwave resonant sensor for real-time continuous-flow measurements of microfluidic systems
Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences 3 – 7 October 2010, Groningen, The Netherlands, 1004 -1006.

Y. Luk, C. J. Allender, T. Wirth:
Molecular imprinted polymers binding low functionality templates.,
Tetrahedron Letters,Vol. 51(45), (2010), pp. 5883-588.