2. Synthesis of Nanomaterials as a Platform for Molecular Imaging

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. Jinhao Gao2,
  2. Jin Xie2,3,
  3. Bing Xu1 and
  4. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch2

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Gao, J., Xie, J., Xu, B. and Chen, X. (2011) Synthesis of Nanomaterials as a Platform for Molecular Imaging, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch2

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. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, 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

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Keywords:

  • nanomaterial synthesis, and molecular imaging platform - detecting biological and biochemical processes in living subjects in a noninvasive manner;
  • nanostructures, and their platform - functional nanocomponent integration into a single nano-entity exhibiting multifunctional properties;
  • narrowly dispersed nanomaterials, successful syntheses - opportunities for molecular imaging applications as nanoprobes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis of Quantum Dots as Fluorescent Dyes

  • Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles as MRI Contrast Agents

  • Synthesis of Metallic Nanomaterials

  • Design and Synthesis of Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Multimodality Imaging

  • Summary and Perspective

  • Acknowledgment

  • References