Molecularly stabilised ultrasmall gold nanoparticles: synthesis, characterization and bioactivity.

@article{Leifert2013MolecularlySU,
  title={Molecularly stabilised ultrasmall gold nanoparticles: synthesis, characterization and bioactivity.},
  author={Annika Leifert and Yu Pan-Bartnek and Ulrich Simon and Willi Jahnen-Dechent},
  journal={Nanoscale},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 14},
  pages={6224-42}
}
Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are widely used as contrast agents in electron microscopy as well as for diagnostic tests. Due to their unique optical and electrical properties and their small size, there is also a growing field of potential applications in medical fields of imaging and therapy, for example as drug carriers or as active compounds in… CONTINUE READING