Efficacy of Lytic Peptide-Bound Magnetite Nanoparticles in Destroying Breast Cancer Cells

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Abstract:

A 23-amino-acid synthetic lytic peptide (Hecate) was covalently linked to magnetite nanoparticles and the lytic peptide-bound nanoparticles were characterized by X-ray absorption near-edge structure spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy, and electron diffraction. Investigation of magnetic properties with a superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) magnetometer has shown a reduction in the saturation magnetization (Ms) of magnetite nanoparticles after binding with lytic peptide. An in vitro cell culture assay with breast cancer cell lines MDA-MB-435S revealed that the lytic peptide-bound magnetite nanoparticles were therapeutically active.

Keywords: BREAST CANCER CELLS; LYTIC PEPTIDE; MAGNETITE NANOPARTICLE

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2004.085

Publication date: March 1, 2004

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  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
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