Functionalisation of magnetic nanoparticles for applications in biomedicine

  title={Functionalisation of magnetic nanoparticles for applications in biomedicine},
  author={Catherine C Berry and Adam S G Curtis},
  journal={Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics},
  pages={R198 - R206}
Magnetic nanoparticles have been proposed for use as biomedical purposes to a large extent for several years. In recent years, nanotechnology has developed to a stage that makes it possible to produce, characterize and specifically tailor the functional properties of nanoparticles for clinical applications. This has led to various opportunities such as improving the quality of magnetic resonance imaging, hyperthermic treatment for malignant cells, site-specific drug delivery and the… 

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