A facile approach for the delivery of inorganic nanoparticles into the brain by passing through the blood-brain barrier (BBB)

Yeong Shin Yim, Jin Sil Choi, Gun Tae Kim, Chul Hoon Kim, Tae Hyun Shin, Dong Goo Kim, Jinwoo Cheon

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This study provides an easy and simple method to obtain inorganic nanoparticles that can penetrate the blood-brain barrier, the heavily guarded system in the brain, via cross-linked serum albumin surface coatings. Their intact BBB permeability was confirmed in both in vitro and in vivo tests.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-63
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan 4


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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