The one-step synthesis and surface functionalization of dumbbell-like gold-iron oxide nanoparticles: A chitosan-based nanotheranostic system

Nina Kostevsek, Erica Locatelli, Chiara Garrovo, Francesca Arena, Ilaria Monaco, Ivaylo Petrov Nikolov, Saso Sturm, Kristina Zuzek Rozman, Vito Lorusso, Pierangela Giustetto, Paola Bardini, Stefania Biffi, Mauro Comes Franchini

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Abstract

The first one-step synthesis of dumbbell-like gold-iron oxide nanoparticles has been reported here. Surface functionalization with a biocompatible chitosan matrix allowed us to obtain a novel targetable diagnostic and therapeutic tool.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)378-381
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume52
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys

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