Biodegradable hollow silica nanospheres containing gold nanoparticle arrays
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We introduce biodegradable hollow silica nanocapsules embedding arrays of 3 nm gold nanoparticles. The silica shell degrades in full serum in a few hours, potentially allowing the clearance of the capsules and their contents by the efficient renal pathway, and thereby overcoming accumulation issues typical of metal nanoparticles.
Cassano , D , Rota Martir , D , Signore , G , Piazza , V & Voliani , V 2015 , ' Biodegradable hollow silica nanospheres containing gold nanoparticle arrays ' Chemical Communications , vol 51 , no. 49 , pp. 9939-9941 . DOI: 10.1039/c5cc02771c
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