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☆P.J.S. acknowledges Ghent University for funding. V.F. acknowledges a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship. XMaS is a beamline funded by the British Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.
☆☆Conflict of interest: Pieter-Jan Sabbe, Mark G. Dowsett, Victoria Flexer, Paul Thompson, David Walker, Pam A. Thomas, Annemie Adriaens: nil. Dirk Wildemeersch has been involved in the optimization of new, innovative, drug delivery systems for use in the uterus. He is currently advisor in devising new concepts in controlled release for contraception, gynecological treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.