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A reverse complementary multimodal imaging system to visualize microRNA9-involved neurogenesis using peptide targeting transferrin receptor-conjugated magnetic fluorescence nanoparticles.
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PMID:  22727464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Multimodal imaging systems may eliminate the disadvantages of individual imaging modality by providing complementary information about cellular and molecular activites. In this sutdy, we developed a reverse complementary multimodal imaging system to image microRNAs (miRNA, miR) during neurognesis using transferrin receptor (TfR) and a magnetic fluorescence (MF) nanoparticle-conjugated peptide targeting TfR (MF targeting TfR). Both in vitro and in vivo imaging demonstrated that, in the absence of miR9 during pre-differentiation of P19 cells, the MF targeting TfR nanoparticles greatly targeted TfR and were successfully internalized into P19 cells, resulting in high fluorescence and low MR signals. When the miR9 was highly expressed during neurogenesis of P19 cells, the MF targeting TfR nanoparticles were hardly targeted due to the miR9 function, which represses the expression and functional activity of TfR from the miRNA TfR reproter gene, resulting in low fluorescence and high MR signals. The reverse complementary multimodal miRNA imaging system may serve as a new imaging probe to montior miRNA-involved cellular developments and diseases.
Mi-Hee Jo; Bahy A Ali; Abdulaziz A Al-Khedhairy; Chang Hyun Lee; Bongjune Kim; Seungjoo Haam; Yong-Min Huh; Hae Young Ko; Soonhag Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomaterials     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-5905     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100316     Medline TA:  Biomaterials     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Laboratory of Molecular Imaging, Department of Biomedical Science, CHA University, 605-21 Yoeksam 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-081, South Korea.
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