Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) with a variety of chemical functionalities are available from Aldrich Materials Science. These SWCNTs are synthesized via the Electric Arc Discharge method.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2893 | 7 Jun 2011
Nanotechnology is making inroads in drugs, medicines and drug delivery systems. This article examines how nanotechnology and nanoparticles are promising to change the way various medicines are...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1907 | 24 May 2007
Dendrimers, highly branched, spherical polymers, have demonstrated their utility as drug and imaging agent delivery vehicles for use in detecting and treating cancer, with several dendrimer-based...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=3623 | 30 Jan 2007
Two years ago, researchers at the University of South Australia discovered
a new molecular marker specific for chemotherapy-induced cancer cell death.
Now, those same investigators have used...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=10047 | 23 Feb 2009
One problem that confounds researchers who are developing
nanoparticles for use as cancer imaging and therapeutic agents is that
many nanoparticles accumulate blood proteins on their surfaces as...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6302 | 21 Apr 2008
Using metal nanoshells designed to both absorb and scatter near-infrared light, a team of investigators at Rice University has shown that such nanoparticles can both image and treat tumors in...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=4789 | 23 Aug 2007
By Will Soutter
Bioengineers at Johns Hopkins have succeeded in designing nanoparticles that are capable of safely and predictably infiltrating deep into the brain, thus paving the way to develop a...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25534 | 12 Sep 2012
Arsenic trioxide has a long history as a potent human poison, but it also
has proven valuable as one of the primary treatment options for acute promyelocytic
leukemia. Efforts to use arsenic...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=12687 | 21 Jul 2009
Paclitaxel is a powerful anticancer agent used to treat a variety of malignancies,
but severe side effects limit its ultimate effectiveness and utility. To improve
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=7842 | 27 Sep 2008
A wide variety of experiments have shown that nanoscale quantum dots have the potential to detect early-stage cancer and even monitor the progress of anticancer therapies.
But a new study from a...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=5030 | 28 Sep 2007