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A Study On Drug Delivery Tracing With Radiolabeled Mesoporous Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles Conjugated With 2DG/DOX For Breast Tumor Cells.
Published 2018 · Medicine
BACKGROUND Mesoporous nanoparticles have a great potential in targeted therapy approaches due to their ideal properties for encapsulation of various drugs, proteins and also biologically active molecules. MATERIAL AND METHODS We used mesoporous hydroxyapatite (HA) nanoparticles as a drug carrier and developed radiolabeled mesoporous HA containing of 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2DG) and Doxorubicin (DOX) with technetium-99m (99mTc) for imaging in in vitro and in vivo studies. RESULTS 2DG and DOX in presence of mesoporous HA nanoparticles more reduced the fraction of viable cells in the MDA-MB-231, MCF-7 human and MC4-L2 Balb/c mice breast cancer cells. The radiochemical purity of the nano-2DG-DOX complex with 99mTc was calculated to 96.8%. The results of cellular uptake showed a 44.77% increase in uptake of the [99mTc]-nano-2DG-DOX compared to the complex without nanoparticles (p < 0.001). CONCLUSION Radioisotopic imaging demonstrated a high biochemical stability for [99mTc]-nano-2DG-DOX complex. The results demonstrated that [99mTc]-nano-2DG-DOX, may be used as an attractive candidate in cancer imaging and treatment managing.