Therapeutic possibilities of plasmonically heated gold nanoparticles

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dc.contributor.author Pissuwan, D
dc.contributor.author Valenzuela, SM
dc.contributor.author Cortie, MB
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:33:00Z
dc.date.issued 2006-02
dc.identifier.citation Trends in Biotechnology, 2006, 24 (2), pp. 62 - 67
dc.identifier.issn 0167-7799
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4361
dc.description.abstract Nanoparticles of gold, which are in the size range 10-100 nm, undergo a plasmon resonance with light. This is a process whereby the electrons of the gold resonate in response to incoming radiation causing them to both absorb and scatter light. This effect can be harnessed to either destroy tissue by local heating or release payload molecules of therapeutic importance. Gold nanoparticles can also be conjugated to biologically active moieties, providing possibilities for targeting to particular tissues. Here, we review the progress made in the exploitation of the plasmon resonance of gold nanoparticles in photo-thermal therapeutic medicine. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.tibtech.2005.12.004
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Trends in Biotechnology . Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Trends in Biotechnology, [Volume 24, Issue 2, February 2006, Pages 62–67] DOI# http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2005.12.004 en_US
dc.subject Gold, Immunologic Factors, Phototherapy, Neoplasms, Hot Temperature, Immunoconjugates, Nanostructures, Gold, Hot Temperature, Immunoconjugates, Immunologic Factors, Nanostructures, Neoplasms, Phototherapy, Self-Assembled Monolayers, Optical-Properties, Drug-Delivery, Nanoshells, Nanotechnology, Absorption, Light, Immunoassay, Composites, Extinction, Biotechnology
dc.subject Gold; Immunologic Factors; Phototherapy; Neoplasms; Hot Temperature; Immunoconjugates; Nanostructures; Gold; Hot Temperature; Immunoconjugates; Immunologic Factors; Nanostructures; Neoplasms; Phototherapy; Self-Assembled Monolayers; Optical-Properties; Drug-Delivery; Nanoshells; Nanotechnology; Absorption; Light; Immunoassay; Composites; Extinction; Biotechnology
dc.title Therapeutic possibilities of plasmonically heated gold nanoparticles
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Trends in Biotechnology
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 24
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 62 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 67 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Medical and Molecular Biosciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0912 Materials Engineering
dc.for 0903 Biomedical Engineering
dc.personcode 102551 en_US
dc.personcode 010690 en_US
dc.personcode 020302 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Biomedical Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords Self-Assembled Monolayers; Optical-Properties; Drug-Delivery; Nanoshells; Nanotechnology; Absorption; Light; Immunoassay; Composites; Extinction en_US
dc.description.keywords Self-Assembled Monolayers
dc.description.keywords Optical-Properties
dc.description.keywords Drug-Delivery
dc.description.keywords Nanoshells
dc.description.keywords Nanotechnology
dc.description.keywords Absorption
dc.description.keywords Light
dc.description.keywords Immunoassay
dc.description.keywords Composites
dc.description.keywords Extinction
dc.description.keywords Neoplasms
dc.description.keywords Gold
dc.description.keywords Immunologic Factors
dc.description.keywords Immunoconjugates
dc.description.keywords Phototherapy
dc.description.keywords Nanostructures
dc.description.keywords Hot Temperature
dc.staffid 020302 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Technologies


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