Destruction and Control of Toxoplasma gondii Tachyzoites Using Gold Nanosphere / Antibody Conjugates
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Small, 2009, 5 (9), pp. 1030 - 1034
- Issue Date:
|dc.identifier.citation||Small, 2009, 5 (9), pp. 1030 - 1034||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||The protozoan parasiteToxoplasma gondii can be selectively targeted and photothermally destroyed by gold nanosphere/antibody conjugates (see image). The optical response of the nanospheres within the tissue window is shifted and enhanced by aggregation. Attachment of the conjugates alone, even without plasmonic heating, lowers the infectivity of the organism.||en_US|
|dc.subject.classification||Nanoscience & Nanotechnology||en_US|
|dc.title||Destruction and Control of Toxoplasma gondii Tachyzoites Using Gold Nanosphere / Antibody Conjugates||en_US|
|utslib.for||0912 Materials Engineering||en_US|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Life Sciences|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Technologies|
|pubs.notes||ED - OK||en_US|
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