Title

Ultra-small water-dispersible fluorescent chitosan nanoparticles: synthesis, characterization and specific targeting

Authors

Authors

P. Tallury; S. Kar; S. Bamrungsap; Y. F. Huang; W. H. Tand;S. Santra

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Abstract

A robust water-in-oil microemulsion method of making water-dispersible ultra-small (<30 nm) size fluorescent chitosan nanoparticles is reported for the first time and specific targeting of these FCNPs to human leukemia cells via aptamer recognition is demonstrated.

Journal Title

Chemical Communications

Issue/Number

17

Publication Date

1-1-2009

Document Type

Article

First Page

2347

Last Page

2349

WOS Identifier

WOS:000265355800026

ISSN

1359-7345

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