Synthesis and design of biologically inspired biocompatible iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications
During the last couple of decades considerable research efforts have been directed towards the synthesis and coating of iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) for biomedical applications. To address the current limitations, recent studies have focused on the design of new generation nanoparticle systems whose internalization and targeting capabilities have been improved through surface modifications. This review covers the most recent challenges and advances in the development of IONPs with enhanced quality, and biocompatibility for various applications in biotechnology and medicine.
- This article is part of the themed collection: Bio-inspired and natural materials