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nanoparticle

(nan′ŏ-part″ĭ-kĕl) [ nano- + particle]
A microscopic particle (< 100 nm in diameter) containing a drug or a radiologic contrast agent used in cancer treatment to identify and eradicate tiny metastatic tumors.
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Wanvimol Pasanphan, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Radiation Processing for Polymer Modification and Nanotechnology, Kasetsart University, Thailand, explains the basics of nanoparticles and talks about the exciting possibilities.
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6 mV) were observed in [beta]-lg nanoparticles, which indicates that [beta]-lg nanoparticle had negative surface charges.
2] nanoparticles can improve the microstructure of the cement and result in the increase of freezing resistance with high performance concrete [9].
This research opens up a revolutionary new application of nanoparticles in solar energy," notes Paul Weiss, editor-in-chief of ACS Nano.
The fabrication of periodic polymer/silver nanoparticle structures: in situ reduction of silver nanoparticles from precursor spatially distributed in polymer using holographic exposure.
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Both strategies may work together to enable nanoparticles to attract and stabilize nisin.
Unzipping the helix leaves each strand of DNA open to attach to one nanoparticle, so that each nanoparticle has a DNA tail.