Volume 85 Issue 42 | p. 36 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 15, 2007

Silver Nanoparticles Monitored in Vivo

Department: Science & Technology

Silver nanoparticles passively diffuse into zebrafish embryos through their external pores, according to a study designed to explore nanoparticles' potential as imaging and therapeutic agents (ACS Nano 2007, 1, 133). Xiao-Hong Nancy Xu and coworkers at Old Dominion University utilized the nanoparticles as probes to observe their transport into the embryos, which are small, inexpensive, . . .

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