Simple fabrication of Gd(III)-DTPA-nanodiamond particles by chemical modification for use as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent

Takako Nakamura, Tsuguyori Ohana, Hajime Yabuno, Rumiko Kasai, Tetsuya Suzuki, Terumitsu Hasebe

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We have developed a simple and useful process for fabricating nanodiamond (ND) particles modified with an organogadolinium moiety by chemical modification for their use as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent. The introduction of the organogadolinium moiety on the surface of the ND particles was performed by the condensation of ND and diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA) followed by treatment with GdCl3. The modified surfaces were evaluated by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, diffuse reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, and inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy analyses. MRI experiments on the Gd-DTPAND particles indicated their high signal intensity on T1-weighted images.

元の言語English
記事番号015001
ジャーナルApplied Physics Express
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発行部数1
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2013 1 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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