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Nanoparticle “Tattoo” Changes Color in Response to Drug Concentration in the Blood

News   Apr 06, 2021 | Original story from Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 
Nanoparticle “Tattoo” Changes Color in Response to Drug Concentration in the Blood

Gold nanoparticles embedded in a porous hydrogel can be implanted under the skin and used as medical sensors. The sensor is like an invisible tattoo revealing concentration changes of substances in the blood by color change. Credit: Nanobiotechnology Group, JGU Department of Chemistry

 
 
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