Fluorescent nanothermometers for intracellular thermal sensing

Martinez Maestro, L ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6629-5313, Jaque, D, del Rosal, B, Martin Rodriguez, E, Haro-Gonzalez, H and Garcia Sole, J 2014, 'Fluorescent nanothermometers for intracellular thermal sensing' , Nanomedicine, 9 (7) .

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Abstract

The importance of high-resolution intracellular thermal sensing and imaging in the field of modern biomedicine has boosted the development of novel nanosized fluorescent systems (fluorescent nanothermometers) as the next generation of probes for intracellular thermal sensing and imaging. This thermal mapping requires fluorescent nanothermometers with good biocompatibility and high thermal sensitivity in order to obtain submicrometric and subdegree spatial and thermal resolutions, respectively. This review describes the different nanosized systems used up to now for intracellular thermal sensing and imaging. We also include the later advances in molecular systems based on fluorescent proteins for thermal mapping. A critical overview of the state of the art and the future perspective is also included.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Nanomedicine
Publisher: Future Medicine
ISSN: 1743-5889
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Depositing User: L Martinez Maestro
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2019 15:49
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 15:49
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/53255

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