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Molecules 2017, 22(5), 857; doi:10.3390/molecules22050857

Applications of Gold Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine: Recent Advances in Vaccines

Laboratório de Catálise e Materiais (LCM), Laboratório Associado LSRE-LCM, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Dedicated to the memory of my friend and colleague Dr. Andreea Catalina Gluhoi, a female gold researcher, who passed away too soon.
Academic Editors: Margaret A. Brimble CNZM, FRSNZ
Received: 24 April 2017 / Revised: 17 May 2017 / Accepted: 19 May 2017 / Published: 22 May 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Women in Organic Chemistry)
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Abstract

Nowadays, gold is used in (nano-)medicine, usually in the form of nanoparticles, due to the solid proofs given of its therapeutic effects on several diseases. Gold also plays an important role in the vaccine field as an adjuvant and a carrier, reducing toxicity, enhancing immunogenic activity, and providing stability in storage. An even brighter golden future is expected for gold applications in this area. View Full-Text
Keywords: gold nanoparticles; vaccines; nanomedicine; cancer; AIDS; hepatitis B gold nanoparticles; vaccines; nanomedicine; cancer; AIDS; hepatitis B
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