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Role of Silicone-Based Nanodevices in Nanotheranostics

Nida Tabassum Khan

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences & Informatics, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Takatu Campus, Airport Road, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan.

*Corresponding author: Nida Tabassum Khan

Date: November 2,2021 Hits: 434


Nanoparticles are very tiny units with dimension measured in nanometers, employed in medical nanodevices to interact with cells and tissues, in order to perform specific tasks such as disease imaging, diagnostics and therapeutics.  Moreover, nanodevices provide a good resolution image of the cells and tissues.  Thus, they are very helpful in diagnosis and equally while performing surgeries.  Among various classes of nanomaterials, silicon-based nanoparticles are referred as silicon nanocrystals are the most popular materials utilized in nanodevices for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.  With the fast improvement of silicon nanotechnology, silicon nanostructures/nanohybrids with alluring properties have been already produced for bioimaging and biosensing applications in biomedical field.  Being employed in nanodevices, it is one of the recent advancements of nanomedicine.  Silicone based nanodevices take advantage of silicone nanomaterial innovative capacities such as electronic, chemical, and optical properties so to be utilized in heterogeneous areas like monitoring, labelling, imaging, drug delivery, diagnostics, therapy, and surprisingly in nanosurgery and lab on chip techniques, etc.,  in order to improve health related problems more effectively and accurately.


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Role of Silicone-Based Nanodevices in Nanotheranostics

How to cite this paper: Nida Tabassum Khan. (2022) Role of Silicone-Based Nanodevices in Nanotheranostics. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Research6(1), 1-4.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2022.01.001