Super-resolution microscopy for nanomedicine research

Silvia Pujals, Lorenzo Albertazzi (Corresponding author)

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Super-resolution microscopy, or nanoscopy, revolutionized the field of cell biology, enabling researchers to visualize cellular structures with nanometric resolution, single-molecule sensitivity, and in multiple colors. However, the impact of these techniques goes beyond biology as the fields of nanotechnology and nanomedicine can greatly benefit from them, as well. Nanoscopy can visualize nanostructures in vitro and in cells and can contribute to the characterization of their structures and nano-bio interactions. In this Perspective, we discuss the potential of super-resolution imaging for nanomedicine research, its technical challenges, and the future developments we envision for this technology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9707-9712
Number of pages6
JournalACS Nano
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2019


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