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Nanoparticle Applications & Product Selection Guide

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Lateral Flow & Diagnostics

Benefits of Gold Nanoparticles as Lateral Flow Reporters

Advantages of nanoComposix Gold for Lateral Flow

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+ Gold Nanospheres for Lateral Flow

Material Shape Size Surface Advantage How To View Products
Gold Nanosphere 40 nm

Bare (Citrate)

Bare (Carbonate)

Carboxyl

NHS

Streptavidin

Easy displacement for passive conjugation

Easier displacement for passive conjugation

Negative surface for covalent conjugation

Rapid covalent conjugation, no activation required

Convenient conjugation to biotinylated biomolecules

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Gold Nanosphere 80 nm

Bare (Carbonate)

Carboxyl

Easy displacement for passive conjugation

Negative surface for covalent conjugation

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+ Gold Nanoshells for Enhanced Sensitivity

Material Shape Size Surface Advantage How To View Products
Gold Nanoshell 150 nm

Carboxyl

NHS

Streptavidin

Negative surface for covalent conjugation

Rapid covalent conjugation, no activation required

Convenient conjugation to biotinylated biomolecules

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+ All-in-One Kits for Covalent Conjugation

Material Shape Size Surface Kit Components How To View Products
Gold Nanosphere 40 nm

Carboxyl

NHS

What's Included

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Gold Nanosphere 80 nm Carboxyl What's Included Sample Protocol Visit Shop
Gold Nanoshell 150 nm

Carboxyl

NHS

What's Included

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Antimicrobials

Benefits of Silver Nanoparticles for Antimicrobial Use

Advantages of nanoComposix Silver for Antimicrobials

+ Silver Nanoparticles for Antimicrobials

Material Shape Sizes Surface Concentration Advantage View Products
Silver Nanoparticle 5–110 nm PVP

5 mg/mL in Water

Dried Powder

Stable aqueous suspension

Easy dispersion into aqueous-compatible matrix

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Nanomedicine & Drug Delivery

BioPure Product Line for Nanomedicine

Benefits of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery

Advantages of nanoComposix Materials for Nanomedicinal Applications

+ Mesoporous Silica Vehicles for Drug Delivery

Material Shape Pore Geometry Overall Size Pore Size Surface Surface Charge View Products
Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere Hexagonal
(MCM-41)
100 nm ~3 nm

Silica

Aminated

Negative

Positive

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+ BioPure Particles for Nanomedicine

Material Shape Sizes Surface Advantage View Products
Gold Nanosphere 5100 nm

Bare (Citrate)

Aminated (BPEI)

Carboxyl (Lipoic Acid)

PEG

PVP

Tannic Acid

Easily displaced by other molecules or ligands

Free amines facilitate charge interactions with biomolecules or substrates

Negatively charged surface enhances stability in a range of solvents

Optimal stability in aqueous buffers and alcohols

Stable under a broad range of salt, pH, & solvent conditions

Displaceable by many thiol-containing ligands

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Silver Nanosphere 5–200 nm

Bare (Citrate)

Aminated (BPEI)

Carboxyl (Lipoic Acid)

PEG

PVP

Easily displaced by other molecules or ligands

Free amines facilitate charge interactions with biomolecules or substrates

Negatively charged surface enhances stability in a range of solvents

Optimal stability in aqueous buffers and alcohols

Stable under a broad range of salt, pH, & solvent conditions

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Magnetite Nanoparticle 20 nm PVP Superparamagnetic, excellent steric stability Visit Shop
Platinum Nanoparticle 570 nm Bare (Citrate) Easily displaced by other molecules or ligands Visit Shop

 

Photothermal Therapy

Benefits of Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Photothermal Therapy

Advantages of nanoComposix Materials for Photothermal Therapy

+ Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Photothermal Therapy

Material Shape Resonance Surfaces Advantage View Products
Gold Nanorod 660 nm
800 nm
980 nm

Bare (Citrate)

PEG

PEG-Carboxyl

Easily displaced by other molecules or ligands

Optimal stability in aqueous buffers and alcohols

Negative surface for protein conjugation

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Gold Nanoshell 660 nm
800 nm
980 nm

Carboxyl (Lipoic Acid)

PEG

PVP

Highly negatively charged surface

Optimal stability in aqueous buffers and alcohols

Stable under a broad range of salt, pH, & solvent conditions

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Silver Nanoplate 660 nm
800 nm
980 nm
1064 nm

PVP

Silica Shell

Stable under a broad range of salt, pH, & solvent conditions

Enhanced stability in a wide range of solvents

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Plasmonics & Sensing

Benefits of Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Sensing Technologies

Advantages of nanoComposix Plasmonic Nanoparticles

+ Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Sensing Technologies

Material Shape Surface Size* Resonance* Product Line Pricing View Products
Gold Nanosphere Bare (Citrate) 5–100 nm 515–570 nm

BioPure

NanoXact

Starts at $215

Starts at $60

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Gold Nanosphere Silver Shell + Bare (Citrate) 20–80 nm 400–500 nm NanoXact Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere Aminated (BPEI) 5–100 nm 515–570 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere Silica Shell (Aminated) 20–100 nm 525–590 nm NanoXact Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere Carboxyl (Lipoic Acid) 5–100 nm 515–570 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere PEG-Carboxyl 10–100 nm 520–570 nm Ultra Uniform Starts at $75 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere Dodecanethiol 2–5 nm 515–520 nm NanoXact Starts at $125 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere PEG 5–100 nm 515–570 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere Polystyrene 10–100 nm 530–590 nm NanoXact Starts at $395 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere PVP

5–100 nm

5–100 nm

15–75 nm

520–570 nm

520–570 nm

525–550 nm

BioPure

NanoXact

Econix

Starts at $265

Starts at $155

Starts at $100

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Gold Nanosphere Silica Shell 60–140 nm 530–590 nm NanoXact Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanosphere Tannic Acid 5–100 nm 515–570 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Gold Nanorod Bare (Citrate) 40 nm × 15 nm
55 nm × 15 nm
80 nm × 15 nm
660 nm
800 nm
980 nm
NanoXact Starts at $80 Visit Shop
Gold Nanorod PEG 40 nm × 15 nm
55 nm × 15 nm
660 nm
800 nm
NanoXact Starts at $250 Visit Shop
Gold Nanorod PEG-Carboxyl 40 nm × 15 nm
55 nm × 15 nm
660 nm
800 nm
NanoXact Starts at $250 Visit Shop
Gold Nanoshell Carboxyl (Lipoic Acid) 120 nm
160 nm
240 nm
660 nm
800 nm
980 nm
NanoXact Starts at $95 Visit Shop
Gold Nanoshell PEG 120 nm
160 nm
240 nm
660 nm
800 nm
980 nm
NanoXact Starts at $95 Visit Shop
Gold Nanoshell PVP 120 nm
160 nm
240 nm
660 nm
800 nm
980 nm
NanoXact Starts at $95 Visit Shop
Platinum Nanoparticle Bare (Citrate) 5–70 nm 250–350 nm

BioPure

NanoXact

Starts at $215

Starts at $90

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Silver Nanosphere Bare (Citrate) 5–200 nm 400–500 nm

BioPure

NanoXact

Starts at $215

Starts at $60

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Silver Nanosphere Aminated (BPEI) 40–200 nm 415–500 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Silver Nanosphere Silica Shell (Aminated) 50–100 nm 450–480 nm NanoXact Starts at $275 Visit Shop
Silver Nanosphere Carboxyl (Lipoic Acid) 40–200 nm 415–500 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Silver Nanosphere Dodecanethiol 4 nm 425 nm NanoXact Starts at $125 Visit Shop
Silver Nanosphere PEG 40–200 nm 415–500 nm BioPure Starts at $265 Visit Shop
Silver Nanosphere PVP

5–200 nm

5–200 nm

5–110 nm

400–500 nm

400–500 nm

400–480 nm

BioPure

NanoXact

Econix

Starts at $265

Starts at $155

Starts at $95

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Silver Nanosphere Silica Shell 50–100 nm 450–480 nm NanoXact Starts at $275 Visit Shop
Silver Nanocube PVP 55–100 nm 470–560 nm NanoXact Starts at $340 Visit Shop
Silver Nanoplate

PVP

Silica Shell
40 nm
70 nm
100 nm
150 nm
660 nm
800 nm
980 nm
1064 nm
NanoXact

Starts at $70

Starts at $265

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