10Sep 2017

NOBLE METAL NANOPARTICLES IN CANCER THERAPY: PROPERTIES CHALLENGES AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS.

  • Department of pharmaceutics, college of pharmacy, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore, 641044. Tamil nadu, India.
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Cancer is still one of the most dangerous diseases worldwide. The application of nanotechnology in medicine, known as nano medicine, has paved a way for introduction of nanoparticles in treating serious disease such as cancer. Nanotechnology differentiates cancer cells from normal cells by active and passive targeting which is essential in cancer treatment. Metal nanoparticle find application in cancer diagnosis, treatment and monitoring all in a single product enhance patient compliance and minimising potential adverse effects. Gold and silver are known as noble metals and the nanoparticles fabricated from these noble metals find number of applications in cancer imaging, photodiode therapy, hyperthermia and tissue targeting and they enable clinicians in early diagnosis and treatment of various cancer. The safety issues mainly toxicity on long time usages of this noble metal nanoparticles are to be addressed. This review highlights the unique properties, clinical applications of noble metal nanoparticles and its challenges.


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[M. raja, amutha gnana arasi, m. gopal rao and b. anandhi. (2017); NOBLE METAL NANOPARTICLES IN CANCER THERAPY: PROPERTIES CHALLENGES AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (9). 127-135] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


M.RAJA
Department of pharmaceutics, college of pharmacy, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore, 641044. Tamil nadu, India.

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/5310       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/5310


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