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Over the last two decades, iron oxide based nanoparticles ferrofluids have attracted significant attention for a wide range of applications. For the successful use of these materials in biotechnology and energy, surface coating and specific functionalization is critical to achieve high dispersibility and colloidal stability of the nanoparticles in the ferrofluids. In view of this, the magnetic behavior of clusters of ultra-small MnFeO nanoparticles covered by bovine serum albumin, which is known as a highly biocompatible and environmentally friendly surfactant, is investigated by magnetization measurements, and numerical simulations at an atomic and mesoscopic scale. The coating process with albumin produces a change in the structure, actual size and shape distribution of clusters of exchange coupled particles, giving rise to a distribution of blocking temperatures. The coated system exhibits a superspin glass (SSG) behavior with the SSG freezing temperatures similar to the uncoated ones, providing evidence that the strength of the dipolar interactions is not affected by the presence of the albumin. The DFT calculations show that the albumin coating reduces the surface anisotropy and the saturation magnetization in the nanoparticles leading to lower values of the coercive field in agreement with the experimental findings. Our results clearly demonstrate that the albumin coated clusters of MnFeO particles are ideal systems for energy and biomedical applications since colloidal and thermal stability as well as biosafety is obtained through the albumin coating.
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An injectable formulation of albumin-bound paclitaxel NANOPARTICLES.
A condition in which albumin level in blood (SERUM ALBUMIN) is below the normal range. Hypoalbuminemia may be due to decreased hepatic albumin synthesis, increased albumin catabolism, altered albumin distribution, or albumin loss through the urine (ALBUMINURIA).
Cell surface proteins that bind albumin with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells.
Nanometer-sized particles that are nanoscale in three dimensions. They include nanocrystaline materials; NANOCAPSULES; METAL NANOPARTICLES; DENDRIMERS, and QUANTUM DOTS. The uses of nanoparticles include DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS and cancer targeting and imaging.
Animal behavior associated with the nest; includes construction, effects of size and material; behavior of the adult during the nesting period and the effect of the nest on the behavior of the young.
Biotechnology - Biotech
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Collaborations in biotechnology
Commercial and academic collaborations are used throughout the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector to enhance research and product development. Collaborations can take the form of research and evaluation agreements, licensing, partnerships etc. ...