Synthetic Methodologies to Gold Nanoshells: An Overview
AbstractGold nanostructures that can be synthetically articulated to adapt diverse morphologies, offer a versatile platform and tunable properties for applications in a variety of areas, including biomedicine and diagnostics. Among several conformational architectures, gold nanoshells provide a highly advantageous combination of properties that can be fine-tuned in designing single or multi-purpose nanomaterials, especially for applications in biology. One of the important parameters for evaluating the efficacy of gold nano-architectures is their reproducible synthesis and surface functionalization with desired moieties. A variety of methods now exist that allow fabrication and chemical manipulation of their structure and resulting properties. This review article provides an overview and a discussion of synthetic methodologies to a diverse range of gold nanoshells, and a brief summary of surface functionalization and characterization methods employed to evaluate their overall composition. View Full-Text
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Wang, Y.-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A. Synthetic Methodologies to Gold Nanoshells: An Overview. Molecules 2018, 23, 2851.
Wang Y-C, Rhéaume É, Lesage F, Kakkar A. Synthetic Methodologies to Gold Nanoshells: An Overview. Molecules. 2018; 23(11):2851.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Yu-Chen; Rhéaume, Éric; Lesage, Frédéric; Kakkar, Ashok. 2018. "Synthetic Methodologies to Gold Nanoshells: An Overview." Molecules 23, no. 11: 2851.
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