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Research Highlights

The BioNanoPlasmonics laboratory at CIC biomaGUNE in collaboration with the group of Prof. Sara Bals at University of Antwerpen report on the template growth of branched gold nanoparticles with high SERS performance within radial mesoporous silica shell.

Title: Templated Growth of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering-Active Branched Gold Nanoparticles within Radial Mesoporous Silica Shells
Authors: M.N. Sanz-Ortiz, K. Sentosun, S. Bals, L.M. Liz-Marzán
Journal: ACS Nano 2015, 9, 10489-10497.

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Dr. Mafalda Ascensão Videira (iMed.ULisboa. Portugal)

In Vivo studies using a nebulized lipidic nanoparticulate system against lung invasion of highly breast cancer metastases fixation