Size-dependent in vivo toxicity of PEG-coated gold nanoparticles
Zhang, X. D., Wu, D., Shen, X., Liu, P. X., Yang, N., Zhao, B., & Fan, F. Y.
International journal of nanomedicine, 6, 2071j-2071j (2011)
Timothy A Larson et al.
ACS nano, 6(10), 9182-9190 (2012-09-27)
Polyethylene glycol (PEG) surface coatings are widely used to render stealth properties to nanoparticles in biological applications. There is abundant literature on the benefits of PEG coatings and their ability to reduce protein adsorption, to diminish nonspecific interactions with cells...
Functionalized gold nanoparticles and their biomedical applications
Tiwari, P. M., Vig, K., Dennis, V. A., & Singh, S. R.
Nanomaterials, 1(1), 31-63 (2011)