16. Microfabricated Multispectral MRI Contrast Agents

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. Gary Zabow and
  2. Alan Koretsky

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch16

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Zabow, G. and Koretsky, A. (2011) Microfabricated Multispectral MRI Contrast Agents, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Imaging, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047



  • microfabricated multispectral MRI contrast agents;
  • top–down microfabrication - and bottom–up chemical synthesis approaches and differences;
  • top–down microfabricated multispectral structures - new physical platform, precursor only to any proven new biological imaging agent


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bottom-Up Chemically Synthesized Contrast Agents

  • Top-Down Fabricated Multispectral Contrast Agents

  • Future Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References