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Title: Polymeric Nanogels for Theranostic Applications: A Mini-Review
Theranostics is a recently emerging area in nanomedicine. Nanoparticles which can combineboth diagnostic and therapy in one single platform serve as theranostic agents. Some of the currentlyexplored nanoparticles are metallic nanoparticles, mesoporous silica nanoparticles, carbonbasednanoparticles, and polymer nanogels. Polymeric nanogels are receiving considerable attentiondue to their high biocompatibility and functional performance. The present review article brieflysummarizes the scopes and challenges of the state of art of using polymeric nanogels for theranosticapplications. Among the different polymer nanogels, a special emphasis is given to polymeric nanogelswith innate imaging potential.  more » « less
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Current Nanoscience
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392 to 398
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National Science Foundation
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