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April 2010

Additional Publications of Note for April

Therapeutics

Nitric Oxide-Releasing Silica Nanoparticle Inhibition of Ovarian Cancer Cell Growth
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Encapsulation of a Radiolabeled Cluster Inside a Fullerene Cage, 177LuxLu(3-x)N@C80: An Interleukin-13-Conjugated Radiolabeled Metallofullerene Platform
Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Folic Acid-Conjugated Chitosan Nanoparticles Enhanced Protoporphyrin IX Accumulation in Colorectal Cancer Cells
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Nanoparticles Targeted With NGR Motif Deliver c-myc siRNA and Doxorubicin for Anticancer Therapy
Molecular Therapy
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Gold hybrid nanoparticles for targeted phototherapy and cancer imaging
Nanotechnology
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Preclinical efficacy studies of a novel nanoparticle-based formulation of paclitaxel that out-performs Abraxane
Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology
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Sustained delivery and efficacy of polymeric nanoparticles containing osteopontin and bone sialoprotein antisenses in rats with breast cancer bone metastasis
International Journal of Cancer
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Biocompatible nanoparticles intercalated with anticancer drug for target delivery: pharmacokinetic and biodistribution study
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
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Prodrugs forming high drug loading multifunctional nanocapsules for intracellular cancer drug delivery
Journal of the American Chemical Society
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The in vivo efficacy of phthalocyanine-nanoparticle conjugates for the photodynamic therapy of amelanotic melanoma
European Journal of Cancer
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Multifunctional doxorubicin loaded superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for chemotherapy and magnetic resonance imaging in liver cancer
Biomaterials
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Immunoconjugated gold nanoshell-mediated photothermal ablation of trastuzumab-resistant breast cancer cells
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
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Near-Infrared-Resonant Gold/Gold Sulfide Nanoparticles as a Photothermal Cancer Therapeutic Agent
Small
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Gold nanorods as new nanochromophores for photothermal therapies
Journal of Biophotonics
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Cisplatin-loaded carbon-encapsulated iron nanoparticles and their in vitro effects in magnetic fluid hyperthermia
Carbon
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Peptide-conjugated biodegradable nanoparticles as a carrier to target paclitaxel to tumor neovasculature
Biomaterials
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Diagnostics and Biosensors

Quantifying EGFR Alterations in the Lung Cancer Genome with nanofluidic Digital PCR Arrays
Clinical Chemistry
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Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Immunosensor for Oral Cancer Biomarker IL-6 Using Carbon Nanotube Forest Electrodes and Multilabel Amplification
Analytical Chemistry
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Single-Tube Analysis of DNA Methylation with Silica Superparamagnetic Beads
Clinical Chemistry
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High-Performance Single Cell Genetic Analysis Using Microfluidic Emulsion Generator Arrays
Analytical Chemistry
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Multifunctional oval-shaped gold-nanoparticle-based selective detection of breast cancer cells using simple colorimetric and highly sensitive two-photon scattering assay
ACS Nano
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A sensitive fluorescence anisotropy method for the direct detection of cancer cells in whole blood based on aptamer-conjugated near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Quantification of non-specific binding of magnetic micro- and nanoparticles using cell tracking velocimetry: Implication for magnetic cell separation and detection
Biotechnology and Bioengineering
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Gold Nanoparticle-Fluorophore Complexes: Sensitive and Discerning "Noses" for Biosystems Sensing
Angenwandte Chemie International Edition
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Gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric assay for cancer diagnosis
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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In-situ immobilization of quantum dots in polysaccharide-based nanogels for integration of optical pH-sensing, tumor cell imaging, and drug delivery
Biomaterials
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Protein Complexes/Aggregates as Potential Cancer Biomarkers Revealed by a Nanoparticle Aggregation Immunoassay
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
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A sensitive fluorescence anisotropy method for the direct detection of cancer cells in whole blood based on aptamer-conjugated near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Colorimetric detection of mutations in epidermal growth factor receptor using gold nanoparticle aggregation
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Imaging

Functionalized near-infrared quantum dots for in vivo tumor vasculature imaging
Nanotechnology
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Iron Oxide Nanosized Clusters Embedded in Porous Nanorods: A New Colloidal Design to Enhance Capabilities of MRI Contrast Agents
ACS Nano
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Synthesis and Characterization of PEGylated Gd2O3 Nanoparticles for MRI Contrast Enhancement
Langmuir
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In vitro and In vivo Optical Imaging Using Water-Dispersible, Noncytotoxic, Luminescent, Silica-Coated Quantum Rods
Chemistry of Materials
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In Vivo Evaluation of 64Cu-Labeled Magnetic Nanoparticles as a Dual-Modality PET/MR Imaging Agent
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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New Nanosized Biocompatible MR Contrast Agents Based on Lysine-Dendri-Graft Macromolecules
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Imaging Human Pancreatic Cancer Xenografts by Targeting Mutant KRAS2 mRNA with [111In]DOTAn-Poly(diamidopropanoyl)m-KRAS2 PNA-d(Cys-Ser-Lys-Cys) Nanoparticles
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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High Relaxivity Trimetallic Nitride (Gd3N) Metallofullerene MRI Contrast Agents with Optimized Functionality
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Self-assembled multifunctional Fe/MgO nanospheres for magnetic resonance imaging and hyperthermia
Nanomedicine
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The fabrication of novel nanobubble ultrasound contrast agent for potential tumor imaging
Nanotechnology
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Silica-gold nanoshells as potential intraoperative molecular probes for HER2-overexpression in ex vivo breast tissue using near-infrared reflectance confocal microscopy
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
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Dynamic contrast-enhanced folate-receptor-targeted MR imaging using a Gd-loaded PEG-dendrimer-folate conjugate in a mouse xenograft tumor model
Molecular Imaging and Biology
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Prostate cancer-targeted imaging using magnetofluorescent polymeric nanoparticles functionalized with bombesin
Pharmaceutical Research
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AuNP-DG: Deoxyglucose-Labeled Gold Nanoparticles as X-ray Computed Tomography Contrast Agents for Cancer Imaging
Molecular Imaging in Biology
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Targeting of the B-lineage leukemia stem cells and their progeny with norcantharidin encapsulated liposomes modified with a novel CD19 monoclonal antibody 2E8 in vitro
Journal of Drug Targeting
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Novel membrane-permeable contrast agent for brain tumor detection by MRI
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
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Nanobiology

Microglial Response to Gold Nanoparticles
ACS Nano
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Quantum-dot-based immunofluorescent imaging of HER2 and ER provides new insights into breast cancer heterogeneity
Nanotechnology
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Tumor-associated macrophages are predominant carriers of cyclodextrin-based nanoparticles into gliomas
Nanomedicine
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Quantitative cell bioimaging using gold-nanoshell conjugates and phage antibodies
Journal of Biophotonics
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Nanodevices and Materials

PEG-Mediated Synthesis of Highly Dispersive Multifunctional Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles: Their Physicochemical Properties and Function In Vivo
ACS Nano
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Polyvalent Oligonucleotide Iron Oxide Nanoparticle "Click" Conjugates
Nano Letters
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Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of a Robust, Biodegradable Dendrimer
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Fusion of biomimetic stealth probes into lipid bilayer cores
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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Loading and selective release of cargo in DNA nanotubes with longitudinal variation
Nature Chemistry
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Bioconjugation of calcium phosphosilicate composite nanoparticles for selective targeting of human breast and pancreatic cancers in vivo.
ACS Nano
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Targeting of the B-lineage leukemia stem cells and their progeny with norcantharidin encapsulated liposomes modified with a novel CD19 monoclonal antibody 2E8 in vitro
Journal of Drug Targeting
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NanoParticle Ontology for cancer nanotechnology research
Journal of Biomedical Informatics
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Hydrazone ligation strategy to assemble multifunctional viral nanoparticles for cell imaging and tumor targeting
Nano Letters
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Thymoquinone poly (lactide-co-glycolide) nanoparticles exhibit enhanced anti-proliferative, anti-inflammatory, and chemosensitization potential
Biochemical Pharmacology
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Biodegradable calcium phosphate nanoparticle with lipid coating for systemic siRNA delivery
Journal of Controlled Release
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Lipid membrane editing with peptide cargo linkers in cells and synthetic nanostructures
FASEB Journal
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Protein-assisted self-assembly of multifunctional nanoparticles
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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Environment, Health, and Safety

In vitro cytotoxicity evaluation of biomedical nanoparticles and their extracts
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A
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Medical surveillance, exposure registries, and epidemiologic research for workers exposed to nanomaterials
Toxicology
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