Gold nanoparticles as a tool to detect UTI and their cytotoxic effects in DU-145 cells

P. Vedantam, G. Huang and T.R. Tzeng
Clemson University, US

Keywords: gold nanoparticles, Escherichia coli, adhesin, Mannose, detection


The abstract includes a brief description of how two different kinds of E.coli can have different binding specificities and detection of such organisms with sugar functionalized nanoparticles can be used as a biodiagnostic technique.