Recent Progress on the Applications of Multifunctional Glyconanoparticles

Author(s): Gangliang Huang, Fei Cheng, Xin Chen, Daquan Peng, Xiancheng Hu, Guoming Liang

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 19 , Issue 13 , 2013

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Glyconanoparticles are very useful tools for proteomic and glycomics research. They mainly contain glycosylated gold nanoparticles, glycosylated quantum dots, and magnetic glyconanoparticles. This review summarized the glyconanoparticle progress on biolabeling, in vitro or in vivo imaging, biosensing, targeted drug delivery, and other biomedical applications in recent years. The core of glyconanoparticle applications is to study the carbohydrate-mediated interactions, which opens the new field in glycobiology.

Keywords: Gold glyconanoparticles, glycosylated quantum dots, magnetic glyconanoparticles, applications, proteomic, glycomics research, targeted drug delivery, biosensing, carbohydrate-mediated interactions, glycobiology

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Year: 2013
Published on: 28 February, 2013
Page: [2454 - 2458]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1381612811319130014
Price: $65

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