Chemical name:Polyethylene glycol–coated and folic acid–conjugated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles
Abbreviated name:SPIO-PEG-FA
Synonym:SPIO-PEG(2000)-FA, SPIO-PEG(400)-FA
Agent Category:Nanoparticles
Target:Folate receptor (FA)
Target Category:Receptor
Method of detection:Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Source of signal / contrast:Superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO)
Activation:No
Studies:
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