A Simple Spectroscopic Method for Differentiating Cellular Uptakes of Gold Nanospheres and Nanorods from Their Mixtures

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Impact Factor: 11.26). 03/2010; 49(11):1976-80. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200906584
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(Graph Presented) See the differrence: UV/Vis spectroscopy allows differentation of the cellular uptakes of gold nanospheres and nanorods from their mixtures by taking advantage of their distinctive optical signatures (see picture).

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