Dendrimer porphyrin-coated gold nanoshells for the synergistic combination of photodynamic and photothermal therapy

Ui Seok Chung, Joo Ho Kim, Byeonggwan Kim, Eunkyoung Kim, Woo Dong Jang, Won Gun Koh

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Abstract

A dendrimer porphyrin (DP)-coated gold nanoshell (AuNS-DP) was prepared for the synergistic combination of photodyanmic and photothermal therapy. The resultant AuNS-DP successfully exhibited the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) as well as photothermal effect for the simultaneous application of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and photothermal therapy (PTT).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1258-1261
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume52
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 21

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Priority Research Centers Programs (2009-0093823), Active Polymer Center for Pattern Integration at Yonsei University (2007-0056091) and Mid-Career Researcher Program (2014R1A2A1A10051083) through National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF).

Publisher Copyright:
© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2016.

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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