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Biomaterials Research

Advanced Theranostic Materials for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Theranostic materials are agents that combine diagnostic and therapeutic applications as a single agent to achieve more specialized therapies. One of the important component of theranostic materials as a diagnostic imaging is high sensitivity and specificity to enhance treatment efficacy and safety. Development of target specific imaging probes via targeting antiboidies, peptides and aptamers have been investigated vigorously. In these series, the highly target specific materials that shows outstanding imaging and therapeutic agents will be discussed.

Guest edited by
Kun Na, Catholic University of Korea, Korea

Submission deadline
31 May 2018

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Biomaterials Research. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Biomaterials Research submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on "Advanced Theranosctic Materials". All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

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