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Particle size, surface coating, and PEGylation influence the biodistribution of quantum dots in living mice.
This study evaluates the influence of particle size, PEGylation, and surface coating on the quantitative biodistribution of near-infrared-emitting quantum dots (QDs) in mice. Polymer- orExpand
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Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine
The design and use of materials in the nanoscale size range for addressing medical and health-related issues continues to receive increasing interest. Research in nanomedicine spans a multitude ofExpand
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Transferring Biomarker into Molecular Probe: Melanin Nanoparticle as a Naturally Active Platform for Multimodality Imaging
Developing multifunctional and easily prepared nanoplatforms with integrated different modalities is highly challenging for molecular imaging. Here, we report the successful transfer of an importantExpand
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Molecular Optical Imaging with Radioactive Probes
Background Optical imaging (OI) techniques such as bioluminescence and fluorescence imaging have been widely used to track diseases in a non-invasive manner within living subjects. These techniquesExpand
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A small-molecule dye for NIR-II imaging.
Fluorescent imaging of biological systems in the second near-infrared window (NIR-II) can probe tissue at centimetre depths and achieve micrometre-scale resolution at depths of millimetres.Expand
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Fluorescent fructose derivatives for imaging breast cancer cells.
Breast cancer cells are known to overexpress Glut5, a sugar transporter responsible for the transfer of fructose across the cell membrane. Since Glut5 transporter is not significantly expressed inExpand
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microPET-Based Biodistribution of Quantum Dots in Living Mice
This study evaluates the quantitative biodistribution of commercially available CdSe quantum dots (QD) in mice. Methods: 64Cu-Labeled 800- or 525-nm emission wavelength QD (21- or 12-nm diameter),Expand
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Carbon nanotubes as photoacoustic molecular imaging agents in living mice.
Photoacoustic imaging of living subjects offers higher spatial resolution and allows deeper tissues to be imaged compared with most optical imaging techniques. As many diseases do not exhibit aExpand
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Effects of nanoparticle size on cellular uptake and liver MRI with polyvinylpyrrolidone-coated iron oxide nanoparticles.
The effect of nanoparticle size (30-120 nm) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of hepatic lesions in vivo has been systematically examined using polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-coated iron oxideExpand
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Near-infrared fluorescent deoxyglucose analogue for tumor optical imaging in cell culture and living mice.
2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose ([18F]FDG) has extensively been used for clinical diagnosis, staging, and therapy monitoring of cancer and other diseases. Nonradioactive glucose analogues enablingExpand
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