Platinum nanoparticles: a non-toxic, effective and thermally stable alternative plasmonic material for cancer therapy and bioengineering

Published in: Nanoscale

Authors: Akbar Samadi, Henrik Klingberg, Liselotte Jauffred, Andreas Kjær, Poul Martin Bendix, Lene B. Oddershede


They have used laser to study effectiveness of platinum nanoparticles (PtNPs) for photothermal cancer therapy using ovarian cancer cell lines. They demonstrated that PtNPs are non-toxic themselves but upon laser irradiation kill effectively cancer cells.


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