Nanocluster capped mesoporous nanoparticles, methods of making and use

by S. Alsaiari, M.A. Hammami, N.M. Khashab
Year: 2020

Bibliography

S. Alsaiari, M.A. Hammami, N.M. Khashab. Nanocluster capped mesoporous nanoparticles, methods of making and use. US Patent App. 16/338,933, 2020

Abstract

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe a conjugate comprising a mesoporous nanoparticle having a plurality of pores, wherein the mesoporous nanoparticle is positively charged, wherein an active agent is disposed in the pore; and a plurality of metal nanoclusters, wherein the metal nanocluster has a negative charge, wherein a gate agent is attached to the metal nanocluster. Embodiments of the present disclosure also describe a method of using a conjugate comprising exposing a conjugate to microbes sufficient to release an active agent and treating the microbes with the released active agent. Embodiments of the present disclosure further describe a method of using a conjugate comprising exposing a conjugate to microbes and detecting a presence of the microbes.

 

Keywords

Mesoporous nanoparticles Metal nanoclusters