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A light-responsive liposomal agent for MRI contrast enhancement and monitoring of cargo delivery

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Abstract

Medical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) produces high-resolution anatomical images of the human body, but has limited capacity to provide useful molecular information. The light-responsive, liposomal MRI contrast agent described herein could be used to provide an intrinsic theranostic aspect to MRI and enable tracking the distribution and cargo release of drug delivery systems upon light-triggered activation.

Graphical abstract: A light-responsive liposomal agent for MRI contrast enhancement and monitoring of cargo delivery

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Submitted
17 Jul 2019
Accepted
14 Aug 2019
First published
21 Aug 2019

Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 10784-10787
Article type
Communication

A light-responsive liposomal agent for MRI contrast enhancement and monitoring of cargo delivery

F. Reeßing, M. C. A. Stuart, D. F. Samplonius, R. A. J. O. Dierckx, B. L. Feringa, W. Helfrich and W. Szymanski, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 10784
DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05516A

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