Targeted Magnetic Nanotheranostics of Cancer
AbstractCurrent advances in targeted magnetic nanotheranostics are summarized in this review. Unique structural, optical, electronic and thermal properties of magnetic materials in nanometer scale are attractive in the field of biomedicine. Magnetic nanoparticles functionalized with therapeutic molecules, ligands for targeted delivery, fluorescent and other chemical agents can be used for cancer diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. High selectivity, small size, and low immunogenicity of synthetic nucleic acid aptamers make them attractive delivery agents for therapeutic purposes. Properties, production and functionalization of magnetic nanoparticles and aptamers as ligands for targeted delivery are discussed herein. In recent years, magnetic nanoparticles have been widely used in diagnostic methods, such as scintigraphy, single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and Raman spectroscopy. Therapeutic purposes of magnetic nanoconstructions are also promising. They are used for effective drug delivery, magnetic mediated hypertermia, and megnetodynamic triggering of apoptosis. Thus, magnetic nanotheranostics opens a new venue for complex differential diagnostics, and therapy of metastatic cancer. View Full-Text
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Belyanina, I.; Kolovskaya, O.; Zamay, S.; Gargaun, A.; Zamay, T.; Kichkailo, A. Targeted Magnetic Nanotheranostics of Cancer. Molecules 2017, 22, 975.
Belyanina I, Kolovskaya O, Zamay S, Gargaun A, Zamay T, Kichkailo A. Targeted Magnetic Nanotheranostics of Cancer. Molecules. 2017; 22(6):975.Chicago/Turabian Style
Belyanina, Irina; Kolovskaya, Olga; Zamay, Sergey; Gargaun, Ana; Zamay, Tatiana; Kichkailo, Anna. 2017. "Targeted Magnetic Nanotheranostics of Cancer." Molecules 22, no. 6: 975.
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