Metal-free and MRI visible theranostic lyotropic liquid crystal nitroxide-based nanoparticles
Benjamin W Muir, Durga P Acharya, Danielle F Kennedy, Xavier Mulet, Richard A Evans, Suzanne M Pereira, Kim L Wark, Ben J Boyd, Tr-Hung Nguyen, Tracey M Hinton, Lynne J Waddington, Nigel Kirby, David K Wright, Hong X Wang, Gary E Egan, Bradford A Moffat
Biomaterials | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2012
Awarded by Australian NHMRC
The authors would like to acknowledge the work of Charles River Discovery and Imaging Services for performing MID testing and in particular Vinod Kaimal, Patrick McConville and Lisa Repke. The authors would also like to thank Charlotte Conn for useful discussions and calculations on the size of the continuous water channels in the cubic phase nanoparticles and Adrian Hawley for help with SAXS analysis. This research was undertaken on the SAXS/WAXS beamline at the Australian Synchrotron, Victoria, Australia. This work was supported by Australian NHMRC Fellowships to GFE (#1003993) and BAM (#454790).