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Biocompatible hydroxyapatite nanoparticles as a redox luminescence switch.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
JBIC Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry
1432-1327
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Volume
16
Issue
8
Pages
1135–1140
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00775-011-0815-6
PMID: 21769606
Source
Medline
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Abstract

A redox luminescence switch was prepared by doping hydroxyapatite nanoparticles with CePO(4):Tb. The resulting multifunctional material exhibits good biocompatibility, biological affinity, and potential drug-carrying capability. The luminescent hydroxyapatite nanoparticles may find important applications in biomedical diagnostics, drug delivery, and biological sensors.

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