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Efficient CD44-targeted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of breast cancer cells using hyaluronic acid (HA)-modified MnFe2O4 nanocrystals

Taeksu Lee1, Eun-Kyung Lim23, Jaemin Lee1, Byunghoon Kang1, Jihye Choi1, Hyo Seon Park5, Jin-Suck Suh234, Yong-Min Huh234* and Seungjoo Haam13*

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1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, 120-749, South Korea

2 Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, 120-752, South Korea

3 YUHS-KRIBB Medical Convergence Research Institute, Seoul, 120-752, South Korea

4 Severance Biomedical Science Institute, Seoul, 120-752, South Korea

5 Department of Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, 120-749, South Korea

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8:149  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-149

Published: 2 April 2013

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Supporting information. A pdf file showing the synthesis and characterization of aminated P80, colloidal stability test, TEM detection, and MR imaging procedures of A-MNcs and HA-MRCAs.

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