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Nanoparticle coronas take shape

Understanding the impact of nanomaterials on human health will require more detailed knowledge about the protein corona that surrounds nanoparticles in biological environments.

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Figure 1: The changing face of the corona around nanoparticles in biological environments.

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Monopoli, M., Bombelli, F. & Dawson, K. Nanoparticle coronas take shape. Nature Nanotech 6, 11–12 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2010.267

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