A solid-in-oil dispersion of gold nanorods can enhance transdermal protein delivery and skin vaccination

Dakrong Pissuwan, Keisuke Nose, Ryohsuke Kurihara, Kenji Kaneko, Yoshiro Tahara, Noriho Kamiya, Masahiro Goto, Yoshiki Katayama, Takuro Niidome

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Abstract

A high-molecular-weight model protein, ovalbumin (OVA), can be delivered through the skin and induce an immune response in mice by a solid-in-oil dispersion of gold nanorods after irradiation with near-infrared light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-220
Number of pages6
JournalSmall
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 17 2011

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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