Preparation of 2 nm Gold Nanoparticles for In Vitro and In Vivo Applications
Gold nanoparticles have been a versatile tool in recent years for the exploration of biological systems. However, challenges with purification and adequate surface coverage limit the biocompatibility of gold nanoparticles. Here, we describe a detailed procedure for the synthesis, purification, and functionalization of biologically compatible gold nanoparticles for in vitro and in vivo studies.
Key wordsGold nanoparticle Biocompatibility Purification
This work was supported by the NIH (GM077173 and EB014277).
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