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Functional nanoparticles in cells
Author(s): Dorota Bartczak; Otto L. Muskens; Simone Nitti; Tilman Sanchez-Elsner; Timothy M. Millar; Antonios G. Kanaras
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present an overview of our recent studies regarding the interactions of functional nanoparticles with the human umbilical endothelial cells (HUVECs). Cellular uptake, cytotoxicity and laser hyperthermia of cells loaded with gold nanoparticles are discussed. Particles with different shape, size and charge are compared and evaluated to conclude at the most appropriate types for specific biomedical applications (i.e. drug delivery, laser hyperthermia).

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 2012
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8232, Colloidal Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications VII, 823202 (2 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.905082
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Dorota Bartczak, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Otto L. Muskens, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Simone Nitti, Istituto Italiano di Technologia (Italy)
Tilman Sanchez-Elsner, Southampton General Hospital (United Kingdom)
Timothy M. Millar, Southampton General Hospital (United Kingdom)
Antonios G. Kanaras, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8232:
Colloidal Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications VII
Wolfgang J. Parak; Kenji Yamamoto; Marek Osinski, Editor(s)

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