Journal of Radiation Research and Radiation Proces ›› 2016, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (4): 40103-040103.doi: 10.11889/j.1000-3436.2016.rrj.34.040103

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Application of gold nanoparticles in tumor detection and radiation therapy

WEI Guisheng1, XIANG Fawei2, TIAN Tian1, LIN Chenglie1, LI Qian1, LI Jiang1, WANG Lihua1   

  1. 1 Division of Physical Biology & Bioimaging Center, Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Jiading Campus, Shanghai 201800, China;
    2 Department of Radiology, People's Hospital of Weifang, Weifang 261000, China
  • Received:2016-04-29 Online:2016-08-20 Published:2016-06-17
  • Supported by:

    Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21505148, 21422508 and 31470960) and the National Basic Research Program of China (2012CB932603 and 2013CB933802)


Preparation and working principle of molecular probes based on gold nanoparticles were introduced, and recent application of these probes as tumor imaging agents and radiosensitizers in tumor detection and radiation therapy were summarized, and application prospects of gold nanoparticles were provided.

Key words: Gold nanoparticles, Bioprobes, Tumor detection, Radiotherapy

CLC Number: 

  • TL13