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S. De Koker, B.N. Lambrecht, M.A. Willart, Y. Van Kooyk, J. Grooten, C. Vervaet, J.P. Remon, B.G. De Geest.

Designing polymeric particles for antigen delivery.

Chemical Society Reviews, 2011, 40, 320.


​L.J. De Cock, J. Lenoir , V. Vermeersch, S. De Koker, A.G. Skirtach, P. Dubruel, E. Adriaens, C. Vervaet, J.P. Remon, B.G. De Geest. Polyelectrolyte induced in vivo mucosal irritation is dramatically reduced upon complexation. ​

Biomaterials, 2011, 32, 1967.

Delcea, M.; Madaboosi, N.; Yashchenok, A.; Subedi, P.; Volodkin, D.V.; De Geest, B.G.; Möhwald, H.; Skirtach, A.G.

Anisotropic multicompartment micro- and nano-capsules produced via embedding into polymeric films.

Chemical Communication, 2011, 47, 2098-2100. 


Schmidt, S.;  Fernandes, P.; De Geest, B.G.; Mohwald, H.; Skirtach, A.G.; Fery, A.

Release properties of pressurized microgel template capsules.

Advanced Functional Materials, 2011, 21, 1411-1418.

De Koker, S.; De Cock, L.J.; Auzély-Velty, R.; Gil, P.R., Parak, W.J.; Grooten, J.; Vervaet, C.; Remon, J.P.; De Geest, B.G. Polyelectrolyte capsules delivering biomacromolecules. ​

Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2011, 63, 748-761. 


Designing oral vaccines targeting intestinal dendritic cells.

Devriendt, B.; De Geest, B.G.;Cox, E.

Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 2011, 8, 467-483. 

Cui, D.; Jing, J.; Boudou, T.; Pignot-Paintrand, I.; De Koker, S.; De Geest, B.G.; Picart, C.; Auzély-Velty, R. Hydrophobic Shell loading of biopolyelectrolyte capsules.

Advanced Materials, 2011, 23, H200-H204. 

Anthierens, T.; Ragaert, P.; Verbrugghe, S.; Ouchchen, A.; De Geest, B.G.; Noseda, B.; Mertens, J.; Beladjal, L.; De Cuyper, D.; Dierickx, W.; Du Prez, F.E.; Devlieghere, F.

Use of endospore-forming bacteria as an active oxygen scavenger in plastic packaging materials.

Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 2011, 12, 594-5993.

Dierendonck, M.; De Koker, S.; De Rijcke, R.; Grooten, J.; Vervaet, C.; Remon, J.P.; De Geest, B.G.

Single-step biomolecule encapsulation in degradable polyelectrolyte microspheres.

ACS Nano, 2011, 5,6886-6893.


M.F. Bedard, B.G. De Geest, A.G. Skirtach, G.B. Sukhorukov

Polymeric microcapsules with light responsive properties for encapsulation and release.

Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2010, 158, 2.

B.G. De Geest, S. De Koker, Y. Gonnissen, L.J. De Cock, J. Grooten, J.P. Remon, C. Vervaet

A single step process for the synthesis of antigen laden thermoresponsive microparticles.

Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 305.

S. De Koker, T. Naessens, B.G. De Geest, P. Bogaert, J. Demeester, S.C. De Smedt, J. Grooten.

Biodegradable polyelectrolyte microcapsules: antigen delivery tools with Th17 skewing activity after pulmonary delivery.

Journal of Immunology, 2010, 184, 203. 

B.G. De Geest, S. De Koker, J. Demeester, S.C. De Smedt, W.E. Hennink

Self-exploding capsules.

Polymer Chemistry, 2010, 1, 137.

A. Szarpak, D. Cui, F. Dubreuil, B.G. De Geest, L.J. De Cock, C. Picart, R. Auzély-Velty

Designing hyaluronic acid-based layer-by-layer capsules as a carrier for intracellular drug delivery.

Biomacromolecules, 2010, 11, 713. 

L.J. De Cock, S. De Koker, B.G. De Geest, J. Grooten, C. Vervaet, J.P. Remon, G.B. Sukhorukov, M.N. Antipina.

Polymeric multilayer capsules in drug delivery.

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2010, 49, 6954. 

M. Vinken, E. Decrock, E. De Vuyst, M. De Bock, L. Leybaert, R.E. Vandenbroucke, B.G. De Geest, J. Demeester, N.N. Sanders, T. Vanhaecke, V. Rogiers

Connexin32 hemichannels facilitate the apoptotic-to-necrotic transition during Fas-mediated hepatocyte cell death.

Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 2010, 67, 907.  

L.J. De Cock, S. De Koker, F. De Vos, C. Vervaet, J.P. Remon, B.G. De Geest

Layer-by-layer incorporation of growth factors in decellularized aortic heart valve leaflets.

Biomacromolecules, 2010, 4, 1002.

M. Dierendonck, S. De Koker, C. Cuvelier, J. Grooten, C. Vervaet, J.P. Remon, B.G. De Geest.

Facile two step synthesis of porous antigen loaded degradable polyelectrolyte microspheres.

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2010 49, 8620.


De Geest, B.G.; De Koker, S.; Sukhorukov, G.B.; Kreft, O.; Parak, W.J.; Skirtach, A.S.; Demeester, J.; De Smedt, S.C.; Hennink, W.E.

Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules for Biomedical Applications.

Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 282.

De Geest, B.G.; De Koker, S.; Demeester, J.; De Smedt, S.C.; Hennink, W.E.

Pulsed in vitro release and in vivo behavior of exploding microcapsules.

Journal of Controlled Release, 2009, 135, 268.

De Geest, B.G.; Sukhorukov, G.B.; Möhwald, H.

The pros and cons of polyelectrolyte capsules in drug delivery.

Expert Opinion Drug Delivery, 2009, 6, 613.

Talha Gokmen M. . De Geest B.G., Hennink W.E. and Du Prez  F.E.

“Giant” Hollow Multilayer Capsules by Microfluidic Templating.

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2009, 1, 1196. 

D. Fournier, B.G. De Geest, F.E. Du Prez.

On-demand click functionalization of polyurethane films and foams.

Polymer, 2009, 50, 5362.

P. Rivera-Gil, S. De Koker, B.G. De Geest, W.J. Parak.

Intracellular processing of proteins mediated by biodegradable polyelectrolyte capsules.

Nano Letters, 2009, 9, 4398. 

S. De Koker, B.G. De Geest, S.K. Singh, R. De Rijcke, T. Naessens, K. Van Kooyk, J. Demeester, S.C. De Smedt, J. Grooten.

Polyelectrolyte microcapsules as antigen delivery vehicles towards dendritic cells: uptake, processing and cross-presentation of encapsulated antigens.

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2009, 48, 8485. 

M.F. Bedard, B.G. De Geest, G.B. Sukorukov, A. G. Skirtach. Direction specific release for giant microgel templated polyelectrolyte microcontainers.

Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 3921.


Remaut, K.; Sanders, N.N; De Geest, B.G.; Braeckmans, K.; Demeester, J.; De Smedt, S.C.

Nucleic acid delivery: where material sciences and bio-sciences meet.

Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports, 2008, 58, 117.

Skirtach, A.G.; Karageorgiev, P.;  De Geest, B.G.; Braun, D.; Pazos, N.; Sukhorukov,G.B.

Nanorods as Wavelength Selective Absorption Centers for Release from Microcapsules.

Advanced Materials, 2008, 20, 506. 

Derveaux, S.; Stubbe, B.G.; Roelant, C.; Leblans, L.; De Geest, B.G.; Demeester, J.;  De Smedt, S.C. Layer-by-Layer coated digitally encoded microcarriers allow sensitive quantification of proteins in serum and plasma.

Analytical Chemistry, 2008, 80, 85.

Gonnissen, Y.; Gonçalves, S.; De Geest, B.G.; Remon, J.P.; Vervaet, C. Process Design Applied to Optimise a Directly Compressible Powder Produced via a Continuous Manufacturing Process.

European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2008, 63, 760.

De Geest, B.G.; Van Camp, W.; Du Prez, F.E; Demeester, J.; De Smedt, S.C.; Hennink, W.E. Biodegradable Microcapsules Designed via Click Chemistry.

Chemical Communications, 2008, 190.

Stubbe,B.G.;  Gevaert, K.; Derveaux, S.; Braeckmans,K.; De Geest, B.G.; Goethals, M; Vandekerckhove, J.; Demeester, J.; De Smedt, S.C. Evaluation of encoded layer-by-layer coated microparticles as protease sensors.

Advanced Functional Materials, 2008, 18, 1624. 

De Geest, B.G.;* Van Camp, W.; Du Prez, F.E.; De Smedt, S.C.; Demeester, J.; Hennink, W.E. Degradable multilayer films and hollow capsules via a “click” strategy

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2008, 29, 1111. 

Vandenbroucke, R.E.; De Geest, B.G.; Bonné, Van Haecke, T.; Rogiers, V.; Heimberg, H.; Wagner, E.; De Smedt, S.C.; Demeester, J.; Sanders, N.N. Prolonged gene silencing in hepatoma cells and primary hepatocytes after small interfering RNA delivery with biodegradable poly(\(\(\(\(\(\(beta-amino esters).

Journal of Gene Medicine, 2008, 10, 783. 

De Geest, B.G.; De Koker, S.; Immesoete, K.; Demeester, J.; De Smedt, S.C.; Hennink, W.E. Self-exploding beads releasing microcarriers.

Advanced Materials, 2008, 20, 3687.

B.G. De Geest, M.J. McShane, J. Demeester, S.C. De Smedt, W.E. Hennink. Microcapsules ejecting nanosized species into the environment.

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 14480.

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