Definition of nanoparticle in English:


Line breaks: nano|par¦ticle
Pronunciation: /ˈnanə(ʊ)ˌpɑːtɪk(ə)l


  • A nanoscale particle.
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    • The technique is based on tracking the fluorescence or scattering signal of a nanoparticle bound to the molecule of interest.
    • Specifically, the group has succeeded in implanting a gold nanoparticle with a diameter of 1.2 nm into the enzyme glucose oxidase.
    • The blood vessels feeding the tumor then collapse, trapping the loaded nanoparticle in the tumor, where it slowly releases the chemotherapy.

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