Over the past two decades, developments in the field of nanobiomedicine have come a long way despite the unresolved hindrances. The creation and development of effective theranostic agents based on nanomaterials are urgent needs of modern medicine. Upconversion nanoparticles (UCNP) appear to be the most promising agents for developing theranostics due to their unique optical properties. There has been extensive research on new approaches to obtain stable colloids capable of prolonged circulation in the bloodstream, particularly with bovine serum albumin (BSA). The present work contributes to solving the problem of obtaining stable agents based on UCNP by coating water-soluble UCNP-NOBF4 with a stable protein corona layer of BSA. The assembled nanocomplex is promising for usage as a diagnostic agent and is set for further investigation.
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- Bovine serum albumin
- Protein corona
- Upconversion nanoparticle