Volume 86 Issue 20 | p. 39 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 19, 2008

Fighting HIV With Multivalent Gold Nanoparticles

Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Sustainability

A therapeutically inactive small molecule has been transformed into a potent drug for fighting HIV simply by conjugating the compound to a gold nanoparticle (J. Am. Chem. Soc., DOI: 10.1021/ja710321g). A team led by Daniel L. Feldheim of the University of Colorado, Boulder; David M. Margolis of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and Christian Melander of North Carolina State . . .

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