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Theranostic multimodal gold nanoclusters

Gold nanoclusters stabilized by the milk metalloprotein α-lactalbumin and displaying multicolour and multimodal fluorescence aid the detection, resection and treatment of breast tumours in mice.

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Fig. 1: α-lactalbumin/gold-nanocluster complexes for trimodal imaging and cancer therapy.

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He, G., Huang, P. & Chen, X. Theranostic multimodal gold nanoclusters. Nat Biomed Eng 4, 668–669 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-020-0588-8

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