Synthesis and toxicity of peptide coated polyethylene glycol gold nanoparticle for targeting and uptake in colon tumours


Introduction: Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) possess several features that make them well suited for applications in medicine. AuNPs functionalized with cancer targeting peptides can be applied in the diagnosis and/or treatment of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lynn Cairncross (Nelson Mandela University)
  2. Olusola Adewale (Nelson Mandela University)
  3. Saartjie Roux (Nelson Mandela University)
  4. Mervin Meyer (Universisty of Western Cape)

Topic Areas

Targeted drug delivery and nanocarriers , Nanomedicine for cancer diagnosis & therapy , Toxicology and risk assessment of nanomedicine systems


PS3 » Poster Session (13:30 - Wednesday, 27th September, Gallery)

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