Liposomes Loaded with Hydrophobic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Suitable T2 Contrast Agents for MRI

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Martínez-González, Raquel; Estelrich, Joan; Busquets, Maria Antònia;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences,volume 17,issue 8 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms17081209, pmc: PMC5000607
  • Subject: Chemistry | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | Magnetic resonance imaging | magnetoliposomes | Liposomes | contrast agents | QD1-999 | Nanopartícules | Article | QH301-705.5 | hydrophobic Super Paramagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (SPIONs) | Imatges per ressonància magnètica | Nanoparticles | relaxivities | Biology (General)

There has been a recent surge of interest in the use of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) as contrast agents (CAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), due to their tunable properties and their low toxicity compared with other CAs such as gadolinium. ... View more