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Issue 14, 2015
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Using lanthanide ions in molecular bioimaging

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Trivalent lanthanide ions offer remarkable opportunities in the design of bioimaging agents: this review presents an accessible discussion of their application in both optical and magnetic resonance imaging. Aspects of molecular design, control over key physical properties and biological compatibility are discussed in this context, together with developments and opportunities as responsive probes and in multimodal imaging.

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The article was received on 02 Sep 2014 and first published on 15 Jan 2015

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00293H
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Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015,44, 4723-4742

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    Using lanthanide ions in molecular bioimaging

    A. J. Amoroso and S. J. A. Pope, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 4723
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00293H

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