Superparamagnetic iron–platinum particles

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Superparamagnetic iron platinum particles (SIPPs) are nanoparticles that have been reported as magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents.[1] These are, however, investigational agents which have not yet been tried in humans.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Taylor, Robert M.; Huber, Dale L.; Monson, Todd C.; Ali, Abdul-Mehdi S.; et al. (October 2011). "Multifunctional iron platinum stealth immunomicelles: targeted detection of human prostate cancer cells using both fluorescence and magnetic resonance imaging". Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 13 (10): 4717–4729. doi:10.1007/s11051-011-0439-3. PMC 3223933Freely accessible. PMID 22121333.