Synthesis of multifunctional Fe3O4 core/hydroxyapatite shell nanocomposites by biomineralization.

Abstract

Superparamagnetic nanoparticles with surface functional groups (-OH, -COOH and -NH(2)) were modified by in situ deposition of hydroxyapatite (HA) on the materials' surface through the biomineralization process to form Fe(3)O(4) core/hydroxyapatite shell nanocomposites. They possess potential applications as targeted carriers for antitumor drugs and as bone tissue engineering scaffolds by integrating multiple functions into a single nanosystem.

DOI: 10.1039/c0dt01824d

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@article{Huang2011SynthesisOM, title={Synthesis of multifunctional Fe3O4 core/hydroxyapatite shell nanocomposites by biomineralization.}, author={Chi - Fei Huang and Yangbo Zhou and Zhaomin Tang and Xing Guo and Zhiyong Qian and Shaobing Zhou}, journal={Dalton transactions}, year={2011}, volume={40 18}, pages={5026-31} }