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November 2010

Additional Publications of Note for November

Therapeutics

In Vivo Delivery of Silica Nanorattle Encapsulated Docetaxel for Liver Cancer Therapy with Low Toxicity and High Efficacy
ACS Nano
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Pulsed Ultrasound Enhances Nanoparticle Penetration into Breast Cancer Spheroids
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Doxorubicin as a Molecular Nanotheranostic Agent: Effect of Doxorubicin Encapsulation in Micelles or Nanoemulsions on the Ultrasound-Mediated Intracellular Delivery and Nuclear Trafficking
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Peptide-Conjugated PAMAM for Targeted Doxorubicin Delivery to Transferrin Receptor Overexpressed Tumors
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Rapid Delivery of Drug Carriers Propelled and Navigated by Catalytic Nanoshuttles
Small
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The effect of the oral administration of polymeric nanoparticles on the efficacy and toxicity of tamoxifen
Biomaterials
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Phase I Study of NK012, a Novel SN-38–Incorporating Micellar Nanoparticle, in Adult Patients with Solid Tumors
Clinical Cancer Research
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Enhanced cellular internalization and gene silencing with a series of cationic dendron-multiwalled carbon nanotube:siRNA complexes
FASEB Journal
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Bypassing Multidrug Resistance in Cancer Cells with Biodegradable Polymer Capsules
Advanced Materials
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Design and Characterization of HER-2-Targeted Gold Nanoparticles for Enhanced X-Radiation Treatment of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer (LABC).
Molecular Pharmacology
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Epithelial cell adhesion molecule targeted nutlin-3a loaded immunonanoparticles for cancer therapy
Acta Biomaterialia
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Delivery of siRNA into breast cancernext term cells via phage fusion protein-targeted liposomes
Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine
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The performance of expansile nanoparticles in a murine model of peritoneal carcinomatosis
Biomaterials
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Chlorotoxin bound magnetic nanovector tailored for cancer cell targeting, imaging, and siRNA delivery
Biomaterials
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Mesenchymal stem cells as cellular vehicles for delivery of nanoparticles to brain tumors
Biomaterials
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Neutron capture nuclei-containing carbon nanoparticles for destruction of cancer cells O
Biomaterials
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Characterization of Low-amplitude Nanoparticle Heating Suitable for Metastatic Cancer
International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics
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Evaluation of Folate-targeted Nanoparticle Formulation of Docetaxel as a Radiosensitizer in Head and Neck Cancer
International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics
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Fabrication of curcumin encapsulated PLGA nanoparticles for improved therapeutic effects in metastatic cancer cells
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
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Transferrin mediated solid lipid nanoparticles containing curcumin: Enhanced in vitro anticancer activity by induction of apoptosis
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
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Surface functionalized hollow manganese oxide nanoparticles for cancer targeted siRNA delivery and magnetic resonance imaging
Biomaterials
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Properties and effects of a novel liquid crystal nanoparticle formulation of docetaxel in a prostate cancer mouse model
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Silicalites and Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
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Diagnostics and Biosensors

Rapid isolation and detection of cancer cells by utilizing integrated microfluidic systems
Lab on a Chip
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The quantitative detection of total HER2 load by quantum dots and the identification of a new subtype of breast cancer with different 5-year prognosis
Biomaterials
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Label-free Biosensing Based on Single Gold Nanostars as Plasmonic Transducers
ACS Nano
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Highly Sensitive Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Biosensor in Profiling Protein Kinase Activity and Inhibition Using Gold Nanoparticle as Signal Transduction Probes
Analytical Chemistry
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Sensitive Fluorometric Nanoparticle Assays for Cell Counting and Viability
Analytical Chemistry
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Nanomechanical recognition measurements of individual DNA molecules reveal epigenetic methylation patterns
Nature Nanotechnology
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Rapid electronic detection of probe-specific microRNAs using thin nanopore sensors
Nature Nanotechnology
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Synthesis and applications of magnetic nanoparticles for biorecognition and point of care medical diagnostics
Nanotechnology
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Carbon Nanotube/Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Bilayers for Discrimination Between Nonpolar Volatile Organic Compounds of Cancer and Humid Atmospheres
Advanced Materials
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Development of citrate-stabilized Fe3O4 nanoparticles: Conjugation and release of doxorubicin for therapeutic applications
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
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Simultaneous immobilization of glucose oxidase on the surface and cavity of hollow gold nanospheres as labels for highly sensitive electrochemical immunoassay of tumor marker
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Development of biocompatible SERS nanotag with increased stability by chemisorption of reporter molecule for in vivo cancer detection
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Development of biocompatible SERS nanotag with increased stability by chemisorption of reporter molecule for in vivo cancer detection
Biosensors and Bioelectronics
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Imaging

Coating Optimization of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for High T2 Relaxivity
Nano Letters
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HER2/neu Antibody Conjugated Poly(amino acid)-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Breast Cancer MR Imaging
Biomacromolecules
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Multiphoton-Absorption-Induced-Luminescence (MAIL) Imaging of Tumor-Targeted Gold Nanoparticles
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Caspase Sensitive Gold Nanoparticle for Apoptosis Imaging in Live Cells
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Geometrical confinement of gadolinium-based contrast agents in nanoporous particles enhances T1 contrast
Nature Nanotechnology
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pH-Sensitive Nanoflash for Tumoral Acidic pH Imaging in Live Animals
Small
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A Multifunctional Ribonuclease-A-Conjugated CdTe Quantum Dot Cluster Nanosystem for Synchronous Cancer Imaging and Therapy
Small
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Electrosprayed Synthesis of Red-Blood-Cell-Like Particles with Dual Modality for Magnetic Resonance and Fluorescence Imaging
Small
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An Intein-Mediated Site-Specific Click Conjugation Strategy for Improved Tumor Targeting of Nanoparticle Systems
Small
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Near-infrared quantum-dot-based non-invasive in vivo imaging of squamous cell carcinoma U14
Nanotechnology
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Integrin-targeting thermally cross-linked superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for combined cancer imaging and drug delivery
Nanotechnology
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Evaluation of folate conjugated pegylated thermosensitive magnetic nanocomposites for tumor imaging and therapy
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
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Cetuximab-conjugated magneto-fluorescent silica nanoparticles for in vivo colon cancer targeting and imaging
Cancer Letters
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Multifunctional SPIO/DOX-loaded wormlike polymer vesicles for cancer therapy and MR imaging
Biomaterials
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Neurotoxin-conjugated upconversion nanoprobes for direct visualization of tumors under near-infrared irradiation
Biomaterials
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Intraoperative Breast Radiotherapy guided by X-ray Luminescent Nanoparticles
International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics
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Fabrication of curcumin encapsulated PLGA nanoparticles for improved therapeutic effects in metastatic cancer cells
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
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Enhanced noscapine delivery using uPAR-targeted optical-MR imaging trackable nanoparticles for prostate cancer therapy
Journal of Controlled Release
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Tumor targeting efficiency of bare nanoparticles does not mean the efficacy of loaded anticancer drugs: Importance of radionuclide imaging for optimization of highly selective tumor targeting polymeric nanoparticles with or without drug
Journal of Controlled Release
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PET imaging of brain cancer with positron emitter-labeled liposomes
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
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The 'Gator' Mouse Suit for early bioluminescent metastatic breast cancer detection and nanomaterial signal enhancement during live animal imaging
Luminescence
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Nanobiology

Time-Resolved Three-Dimensional Molecular Tracking in Live Cells
Nano Letters
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Evaluation of Nanoparticle Aggregation in Human Blood Serum
Biomacromolecules
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Surface Characteristics of Nanoparticles Determine Their Intracellular Fate in and Processing by Human Blood–Brain Barrier Endothelial Cells In Vitro
Molecular Therapy
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Quantitative analysis of protein translocations by microfluidic total internal reflection fluorescence flow cytometry
Lab on a Chip
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Dynamic Visualization of RGD-Quantum Dot Binding to Tumor Neovasculature and Extravasation in Multiple Living Mouse Models Using Intravital Microscopy
Small
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Nanodevices and Materials

Synthesis and Characterization of Thermally Responsive Pluronic F127−Chitosan Nanocapsules for Controlled Release and Intracellular Delivery of Small Molecules
ACS Nano
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Photothermal Release of Single-Stranded DNA from the Surface of Gold Nanoparticles Through Controlled Denaturating and Au−S Bond Breaking
ACS Nano
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Article
Multifunctional Stable and pH-Responsive Polymer Vesicles Formed by Heterofunctional Triblock Copolymer for Targeted Anticancer Drug Delivery and Ultrasensitive MR Imaging

ACS Nano
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Highly Efficient Gene Silencing Activity of siRNA Embedded in a Nanostructured Gyroid Cubic Lipid Matrix
Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Targeting of Cancer Cells Using Click-Functionalized Polymer Capsules
Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Toward Drug Delivery into the Brain: Synthesis, Characterization, and Preliminary In Vitro Assessment of Alkylglyceryl-Functionalized Chitosan Nanoparticles
Biomacromolecules
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Properties of PEI-based Polyplex Nanoparticles That Correlate With Their Transfection Efficacy
Molecular Therapy
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Self-Assembled Core–Shell Vascular-Targeted Nanocapsules for Temporal Antivasculature and Anticancer Activities
Small
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Dual-Channel Single-Molecule Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer to Establish Distance Parameters for RNA Nanoparticles
ACS Nano
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Polyethylene sebacate–doxorubicin nanoparticles for hepatic targeting
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
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Wheat germ agglutinin-conjugated PLGA nanoparticles for enhanced intracellular delivery of paclitaxel to colon cancer cells
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
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Targeting of polymeric nanoparticles to lung metastases by surface-attachment of YIGSR peptide from laminin
Biomaterials
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Environment, Health, and Safety

Distinct Polymer Architecture Mediates Switching of Complement Activation Pathways at the Nanosphere–Serum Interface: Implications for Stealth Nanoparticle Engineering
ACS Nano
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Debunking Some Misconceptions about Nanotoxicology
Nano Letters
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Encapsulation of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots using A Self-Assembling Nanoemulsion (SANE) Reduces Their In Vitro Toxicity
Toxicology in Vitro
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