A diamond nanoneedle array for potential high-throughput intracellular delivery

Xianfeng Chen, Guangyu Zhu, Yang Yang, Beilei Wang, Li Yan, Kenneth Yin Zhang, Kenneth Kam Wing Lo, Wenjun Zhang

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A dense diamond nanoneedle array is capable of rapidly and conveniently delivering fluorescent probe and drug molecules to a large number of cells. This simple approach paves the way for potential high-throughput delivery of genes, drugs, and fluorescent probes into cells without endocytosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1103-1107
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Healthcare Materials
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Drug delivery
  • Fluorescent cell probes
  • High-throughput
  • Intracellular delivery
  • Nanoneedle arrays

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