Intracellular photodisruption with targeted silver/dendrimer nanocomposites and femtosecond lasers

Christine Tse, Wojciech Lesniak, Marwa J. Zohdy, Lajos Balogh, Matthew O'Donnell, Theodore B. Norris, Jing Yong Ye

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Abstract

Folate-targeted silver/dendrimer nanocomposites were developed and tested on a human oral epidermoid cancer cell line. We observed a reduced threshold in targeted cells for femtosecond-laser-induced optical breakdown, which leads to selective photodisruption of cancer cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Tse, C., Lesniak, W., Zohdy, M. J., Balogh, L., O'Donnell, M., Norris, T. B., & Ye, J. Y. (2008). Intracellular photodisruption with targeted silver/dendrimer nanocomposites and femtosecond lasers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.