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Core-shell rare-earth-doped nanostructures in biomedicine

Abstract

The current status of the use of core-shell rare-earth-doped nanoparticles for biomedical applications is reviewed in detail. The different core-shell rare-earth-doped nanoparticles developed so far are described and the most relevant examples of their application for imaging, sensing, and therapy are summarized. In addition, the advantages and disadvantages they present are discussed. A critical opinion of their potential application in real life biomedicine is given.

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The article was received on 20 Mar 2018, accepted on 31 May 2018 and first published on 31 May 2018


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8NR02307G
Citation: Nanoscale, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Core-shell rare-earth-doped nanostructures in biomedicine

    L. Labrador-Páez, E. C. Ximendes, P. Rodriguez Sevilla, D. H. Ortgies, U. Rocha, C. Jacinto, E. Martín Rodríguez, P. Haro Gonzalez and D. Jaque Garcia, Nanoscale, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8NR02307G

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