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April 2012

Additional Publications of Note for April

Therapeutics

Magnetic-field-assisted photothermal therapy of cancer cells using Fe-doped carbon nanoparticles
Journal of Biomedical Optics
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Ultrasound increases nanoparticle delivery by reducing intratumoral pressure and increasing transport in epithelial and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) tumors.
Cancer Research
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Organically Modified Silica Nanoparticles Are Biocompatible and Can Be Targeted to Neurons In Vivo
PLoS ONE
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Preparation of Neutron-Activatable Holmium Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer Metastases
Small
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Gadolinium metallofullerenol nanoparticles inhibit cancer metastasis through matrix metalloproteinase inhibition: imprisoning instead of poisoning cancer cells
Nanomedicine
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Rationally designed oxaliplatin-nanoparticle for enhanced antitumor efficacy
Nanotechnology
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Antitumor immunologically modified carbon nanotubes for photothermal therapy.
Biomaterials
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Gold nanomaterials conjugated with indocyanine green for dual-modality photodynamic and photothermal therapy.
Biomaterial
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Targeting of Primary Breast Cancers and Metastases in a Transgenic Mouse Model Using Rationally Designed Multifunctional SPIONs.
ACS Nano
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Mesoporous Silica-Coated Gold Nanorods as a Light-Mediated Multifunctional Theranostic Platform for Cancer Treatment.
Advanced Materials
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Zirconium phosphate nano-platelets: a novel platform for drug delivery in cancer therapy
Chemical Communications (Cambridge)
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Multifunctional Plasmonic Shell-Magnetic Core Nanoparticles for Targeted Diagnostics, Isolation, and Photothermal Destruction of Tumor Cells.
ACS Nano
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EGFR-targeted stearoyl gemcitabine nanoparticles show enhanced anti-tumor activity
Journal of Controlled Release
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Doxorubicin-conjugated PEGylated dendrimers show similar tumoricidal activity but lower systemic toxicity when compared to PEGylated liposome and solution formulations in mouse and rat tumor models
Molecular Pharmacuetics
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Enhanced tumor treatment using biofunctional indocyanine green-containing nanostructure by intratumoral or intravenous injection
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Mesoporous silica nanoparticles for increasing the oral bioavailability and permeation of poorly water soluble drugs
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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Association of chemotherapeutic drugs with dendrimer nanocarriers: an assessment of the merits of covalent conjugation compared to noncovalent encapsulation
Molecular Pharmaceutics
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A polymeric nanoparticle encapsulated hedgehog pathway inhibitor HPI-1 (NanoHHI) inhibits systemic metastases in an orthotopic model of human hepatocellular carcinoma
Clinical Cancer Research
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Diagnostics and Biosensors

Single molecule tracking on supported membranes with arrays of optical nanoantennas.
Nano Letters
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Detection of melanoma using antibody-conjugated quantum dots in a coculture model for high-throughput screening system.
Analyst
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A vertically aligned carbon nanotube-based impedance sensing biosensor for rapid and high sensitive detection of cancer cells.
Lab on a Chip
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An activatable multimodal/multifunctional nanoprobe for direct imaging of intracellular drug delivery
Biomaterials
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Article
In vitro targeting of avidin-expressing glioma cells with biotinylated persistent luminescence nanoparticles

Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Imaging

Synthesis and in vivo evaluation of the biodistribution of a 18F-labeled conjugate gold-nanoparticle-peptide with potential biomedical application
Bioconjugate Chemistry
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Nanomaterials and Devices

Nanotextured substrates with immobilized aptamers for cancer cell isolation and cytology
Cancer
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A digital microfluidic method for multiplexed cell-based apoptosis assays
Lab on a Chip
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Nanoparticle delivery of a peptide targeting EGFR signaling
Journal of Controlled Release
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Environment, Health, and Safety

Toxicity and cellular uptake of gold nanorods in vascular endothelium and smooth muscles of isolated rat blood vessel: importance of surface modification
Small
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