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pH-responsive NIR enhanced drug release from gold nanocages possesses high potency against cancer cells

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Abstract

We report a smart therapeutic nanoplatform based on Fe3O4@CaP capped gold nanocages, which integrates magnetic targeting, photothermal therapy and chemotherapy for killing cancer cells. Combining photothermal- and chemo-therapy results in a synergistic effect in cancer treatment.

Graphical abstract: pH-responsive NIR enhanced drug release from gold nanocages possesses high potency against cancer cells

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The article was received on 16 May 2012, accepted on 11 Jun 2012 and first published on 13 Jun 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33543C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 7640-7642
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    pH-responsive NIR enhanced drug release from gold nanocages possesses high potency against cancer cells

    P. Shi, K. Qu, J. Wang, M. Li, J. Ren and X. Qu, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 7640
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33543C

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