Acta Phys. -Chim. Sin. ›› 2012, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (05): 993-1011.doi: 10.3866/PKU.WHXB201203023

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Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle——an Important Cornerstone of MR Molecular Imaging of Tumors

QIAO Rui-Rui1, ZENG Jian-Feng1, JIA Qiao-Juan1, DU Jun2, SHEN Lin3, GAO Ming-Yuan1   

  1. 1. Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, P. R. China;
    2. Laboratory of Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510006, P. R. China;
    3. Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, Peking University School of Oncology, Beijing 100036, P. R. China
  • Received:2012-01-15 Revised:2012-02-21 Published:2012-04-26
  • Contact: GAO Ming-Yuan
  • Supported by:

    The project was supported by the National Key Basic Research Program of China (973) (2011CB935800) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (81090271, 21003135, 20820102035).

Abstract: This review summaries the syntheses and applications of magnetic iron oxide nanocrystals that have been published worldwide. In particular, it discusses the future applications of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles in molecular imaging of tumors.

Key words: Magnetic nanoparticle, Tumor, Magnetic resonance, Molecular imaging, Multi-modality


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