Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Nanocomposites containing gold nanorods and porphyrin-doped mesoporous silica with dual capability of two-photon imaging and photosensitization||Authors:||Zhao, T.
|Issue Date:||21-Sep-2010||Citation:||Zhao, T., Wu, H., Yao, S.Q., Xu, Q.-H., Xu, G.Q. (2010-09-21). Nanocomposites containing gold nanorods and porphyrin-doped mesoporous silica with dual capability of two-photon imaging and photosensitization. Langmuir 26 (18) : 14937-14942. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1021/la102556u||Abstract:||Novel multifunctional nanoparticles that combine two functionalities (a gold nanorod core and a porphyrin-doped mesoporous silica shell) into one entity were synthesized. Due to the encapsulation of mesoporous silica, the porphyrin can be well protected against the external bioenvironment. In addition, the generated singlet oxygen by porphyrin molecules can be easily released from the silica. We have demonstrated that these multifunctional nanoparticles can generate singlet oxygen with relatively higher yield compared to free porphyrin. These multifunctional nanocomposites are attractive candidates for simultaneous photosensitization and two-photon imaging as well as imaging guided therapy. © 2010 American Chemical Society.||Source Title:||Langmuir||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/94344||ISSN:||07437463||DOI:||10.1021/la102556u|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Dec 15, 2019
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Dec 6, 2019
checked on Dec 14, 2019
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.