Medical diagnostics: Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Medical diagnostics: Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles

08/04/2021

Image: Graphic showing how the sensor is placed under the skin. A naked mouse or rat can be seen; Copyright: ill./©: Nanobiotechnology Group, JGU Department of Chemistry

Gold nanoparticles embedded in a porous hydrogel can be implanted under the skin and used as medical sensors. The sensor is like an invisible tattoo revealing concentration changes of substances in the blood by color change.

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Image: Graphic of a hand wearing a smartwatch. Various icons for health or data transfer can be seen in the background; Copyright: PantherMedia / yupiramos

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