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February 2008

Additional Publications of Note in February

Nanotemplate-engineered nanoparticles containing gadolinium for magnetic resonance imaging of tumors
Investigative Radiology
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New macromolecular polymeric MRI contrast agents for application in the differentiation of cancer from benign soft tissues
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Enhanced tumor MR imaging with gadolinium-loaded polychelating polymer-containing tumor-targeted liposomes
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Gadonanotubes as ultrasensitive pH-smart probes for magnetic resonance imaging
Nano Letters
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Intracellular delivery of core-shell fluorescent silica nanoparticles
Biomaterials
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Mesoporous silica nanospheres as highly efficient MRI contrast agents
Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Linking proteins with anionic nanoparticles via protamine: ultrasmall protein-coupled probes for magnetic resonance imaging of apoptosis
Small
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New ways of imaging uptake and intracellular fate of liposomal drug carrier systems inside individual cells, based on Raman microscopy
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Near-infrared fluorescent labeled peptosome for application to cancer imaging
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Bimodal paramagnetic and fluorescent liposomes for cellular and tumor magnetic resonance imaging
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Formulation of superparamagnetic iron oxides by nanoparticles of biodegradable polymers for magnetic resonance imaging
Advanced Functional Materials
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N-hexanoyl chitosan stabilized magnetic nanoparticles: implication for cellular labeling and magnetic resonance imaging
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
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MITO-Porter: a liposome-based carrier system for delivery of macromolecules into mitochondria via membrane fusion
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
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Wide varieties of cationic nanoparticles induce defects in supported lipid bilayers
Nano Letters
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The transport of nanoparticles in blood vessels: the effect of vessel permeability and blood rheology
Annals of Biomedical Engineering
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Site localization of membrane-bound proteins on whole cell level using atomic force microscopy
Biophysical Chemistry
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Phase I/II trial of weekly intravenous 130-nm albumin-bound paclitaxel as initial chemotherapy in patients with stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer
Journal of Clinical Oncology
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Calcium carbonate nanoparticle delivering vascular endothelial growth factor-C siRNA effectively inhibits lymphangiogenesis and growth of gastric cancer in vivo
Cancer Gene Therapy
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An adenoviral platform for selective self-assembly and targeted delivery of nanoparticles
Small
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Synergistic antitumor activity of the novel SN-38-incorporating polymeric micelles, NK012, combined with 5-fluorouracil in a mouse model of colorectal cancer, as compared with that of irinotecan plus 5-fluorouracil
International Journal of Cancer
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Cell studies of a three-component antisense MORF/tat/Herceptin nanoparticle designed for improved tumor delivery
Cancer Gene Therapy
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Selective prostate cancer thermal ablation with laser activated gold nanoshells
Journal of Urology
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Novel nanocomposite of nano Fe(3)O(4) and polylactide nanofibers for application in drug uptake and induction of cell death of leukemia cancer cells
Langmuir
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Dendrimer-epidermal growth factor conjugate displays superagonist activity
Biomacromolecules
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Tumor-targeted gene delivery using molecularly engineered hybrid polymers functionalized with a tumor-homing peptide
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Photoactivated enediynes as targeted antitumoral agents: efficient routes to antibody and gold nanoparticle conjugates
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
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Determination of biological vector characteristics and nanoparticle dimensions for radioimmunotherapy with radioactive nanoparticles
Applied Radiation and Isotopes
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Effective anti-tumor activity of oxaliplatin encapsulated in transferrin-PEG-liposome
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
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Methotrexate loaded polyether-copolyester dendrimers for the treatment of gliomas: enhanced efficacy and intratumoral transport capability
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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A nanoemulsion formulation of tamoxifen increases its efficacy in a breast cancer cell line
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Nanoparticles built by self-assembly of amphiphilic γ-PGA can deliver antigens to antigen-presenting cells with high efficiency: a new tumor-vaccine carrier for eliciting effector T cells
Vaccine
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Thermoresponsive and biodegradable linear-dendritic nanoparticles for targeted and sustained release of a pro-apoptotic drug
Biomaterials
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Novel hyaluronic acid (HA) coated drug carriers (HCDCs) for human breast cancer treatment
Biotechnology and Bioengineering
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Multifunctional nanoparticles for photothermally controlled drug delivery and magnetic resonance imaging enhancement
Small
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Designed fabrication of a multifunctional polymer nanomedical platform for simultaneous cancer-targeted imaging and magnetically guided drug delivery
Advanced Materials
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Antitumor effect of all-trans retinoic acid-encapsulated nanoparticles of methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-conjugated chitosan against CT-26 colon carcinoma in vitro
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Synthesis, physico-chemical and biological study of trialkylsiloxyalkyl amine coated iron oxide/oleic acid magnetic nanoparticles for the treatment of cancer
Applied Organometallic Chemistry
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Generation of highly potent nonviral gene vectors by complexation of lipoplexes and transferrin-bearing fusogenic polymer-modified liposomes in aqueous glucose solution
Biomaterials
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Efficient intracellular delivery of functional proteins using cationic polymer core/shell nanoparticles
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Enhanced cellular uptake of virus-like particles through immobilization on a sialic acid-displaying solid surface
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Generation of fast propagating combustion and shock waves with copper oxide/aluminum nanothermite composites
Applied Physics Letters
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Internalization of MWCNTs by microglia: possible application in immunotherapy of brain tumors
Neuroimage
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Label-free detection of DNA with interdigitated micro-electrodes in a fluidic cell
Lab on a Chip
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Quantitation of HER2 and telomerase biomarkers in solid tumors with IgY antibodies and nanocrystal detection
International Journal of Cancer
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Detection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms using gold nanoparticles and single-strand-specific nucleases
Analytical Biochemistry
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A compact functional quantum dot-DNA conjugate: preparation, hybridization, and specific label-free DNA detection
Langmuir
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Microcontact printing of quantum dot bioconjugate arrays for localized capture and detection of biomolecules
Biomedical Microdevices
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Label-free protein recognition two-dimensional array using nanomechanical sensors
Nano Letters
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Cancer cell targeting using multiple aptamers conjugated on nanorods
Analytical Chemistry
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Opto-electronic DNA chip-based integrated card for clinical diagnostics
Biomedical Microdevices
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Label-free plasmonic detection of biomolecular binding by a single gold nanorod
Analytical Chemistry
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Multisegment nanowire sensors for detection of DNA molecules
Nano Letters
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Ultra-sensitive surface plasmon resonance based immunosensor for prostate-specific antigen using gold nanoparticle–antibody complex
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
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Fully automated microchip system for the detection of quantal exocytosis from single and small ensembles of cells
Lab on a Chip
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Self-assembled water-soluble nucleic acid probe tiles for label-free RNA hybridization assays
Science
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Fluorophore-free luminescent organosilica nanoparticles
Langmuir
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Kinetically controlled, shape-directed assembly of nanorods
Small
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PEGylated dendrimers with core functionality for biological applications
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Synthesis of water-soluble dendrimers based on melamine bearing 16 paclitaxel groups
Organic Letters
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Impedimetric and optical interrogation of single cells in a microfluidic device for real-time viability and chemical response assessment
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Targeting of membrane type1-matrix metalloproteinase (MT1-MMP) using superparamagnetic nanoparticles in human liver cancer cells
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
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Design maps for nanoparticles targeting the diseased microvasculature
Biomaterials
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Biofunctional polymer nanoparticles for intra-articular targeting and retention in cartilage
Nature Materials
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The receptor-mediated endocytosis of non-spherical particles
Biophysical Journal
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Absorption properties of cationic silver cluster–tryptophan complexes: a model for photoabsorption and photoemission enhancement in nanoparticle–biomolecule systems
Chemical Physics
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Protein release kinetics for core–shell hybrid nanoparticles based on the layer-by-layer assembly of alginate and chitosan on liposomes
Biomaterials
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DNA-programmable nanoparticle crystallization
Nature
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Wide varieties of cationic nanoparticles induce defects in supported lipid bilayers
Nano Letters
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Biodistribution, clearance, and biocompatibility of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles in rats
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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