Zinc ferrite nanoparticles as MRI contrast agents

Carlos Bárcena, Amandeep K. Sra, Girija S. Chaubey, Chalermchai Khemtong, J. Ping Liu, Jinming Gao

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Mixed spinel hydrophobic ZnxFe1-xO·Fe 2O3 (up to x = 0.34) nanoparticles encapsulated in polymeric micelles exhibited increased T2 relaxivity and sensitivity of detection over clinically used Feridex®.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2224-2226
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
StatePublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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