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Fig. 3 | Journal of Nanobiotechnology

Fig. 3

From: Nanotechnology advances towards development of targeted-treatment for obesity

Fig. 3

Copyright 2015, Springer. PBS phosphate buffered saline, GNP gold nanoparticles, AHP adipose homing domain, SQ subcutaneous, Mes mesenteric, Epi epididymal, Retro retroperitoneal, Peri perirenal, WATs white adipose tissues

Biodistribution of AuNPs in tissues and organs collected from diet-induced obese Wistar rats. AHP-AuNPs accumulated in PHB expressing tissues (WATs) 24 h post injection, while the untargeted AuNPs mostly accumulated in the RES organs. Reproduced with permission [13].

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