Nano – fast insight into nanotechnology

The use of nanotechnology for R&D purposes in pharma and biotechnology has seen rapid growth. However, the highly interdisciplinary nature of nanosciences has meant finding exact and relevant information is even more important and indispensable in the product development chain which usually takes a long time in the industry. There are many nanomaterials characteristics such as size, structure and composition which affect their performance both in vivo and in vitro. In many cases researchers need to find information about different synthesis and characterization methods of similar nanomaterials. This is also a difficult and time consuming task, using existing search tools and databases. 

What is Nano & how it resolves challenges

Nano at nano.nature.com is a multidisciplinary research solution that gathers data related to nanotechnology. For diverse range of pharma and biotech projects Nano helps researchers to find information about nanomaterials for a specific application area, size range or particular property. It helps overcome the difficulties in finding information about similar nanomaterials by offering manually curated summaries of nanomaterials information. The information within summaries is highly structured enabling precise yet easy discovery of properties, characterization and synthesis methods with all entries linked to the original sources.

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Biological effects of the nanomaterials

Biological effects of the nanomaterials

Deeper and quicker insights into the biological effects of the nanomaterials. For instance, the biological effects of tumor necrosis factor alpha expression vector/CR5H7R4C peptide nanocomplexes in Balb/c mouse xenografted with Ehrlich breast tumor cells is highlighted below. As a search result, shown below is part of the table listing reported biological effects of this specific nanomaterial. 

Nanomaterials used in different fields

Nanomaterials used in different fields

Nano can help find literature about nanomaterials used in different fields of Oncology. For instance, 3-hydroxyquinolinone impregnated nanoparticles are used for cancer therapy. As a search result, shown below is part of a table listing the relevant literature in a specific 3-hydroxyquinolinone impregnated nanoparticles summary.

Content closely related to search input

Content closely related to search input

Quick insight into the content that is closely related to the search input. Insights from the same article could be different based on the search inputs. For instance, shown below is one of the articles and related insights found for different search queries of:

1) Breast Cancer cells detection
2) Breast Cancer cells detection and Gold nanoparticles

Directly linked to the curated summaries

Directly linked to the curated summaries

Nano can provide list of nanomaterials that have been discussed in an article directly linked to the curated summaries. For instance, shown below is part of results related to cancer photodynamic therapy. One of the articles discusses the use of gold nanorods for photodynamic therapy of cancer.

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