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Title: MoS2-based nanostructures: synthesis and applications in medicine

Abstract

We report that synthesis and application of nanostructured molybdenum disulphide particles and complex composites have been studied for several decades. They offer many attractive properties which are linked to the transition character of the base element, i.e. molybdenum, and high chemical activity of sulphur, an element of the oxygen family. Significant progress in our understanding of the processes involved in nucleation, growth, and shaping of molybdenum disulphide nanoparticles was achieved, and the mechanisms underlying their biological properties and catalytic activity were investigated; however, many questions remain. In this topical review, a number of representative examples is used to illustrate recent progress in nucleation and growth of various molybdenum disulphide nanostructures with the aim to provide a snapshot of the spectrum of practically important fabrication methods, from simplest solution-based techniques to the most advanced chemical vapour deposition and plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition techniques. We then review most promising applications of these nanostructures in medicine, focusing on anti-cancer therapy, drug delivery and medical imaging, with the key advantages and opportunities presented by molybdenum disulphide nanoparticles and composites over other similar materials and nano-architectures. Finally, the outlook section focuses on present challenges in the synthesis, e.g. sophisticated control over particle structure and chemicalmore » activity, as well as advanced biomedical applications of molybdenum disulphide nano-structures, and proposes some strategies to overcome these challenges and problems.« less

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [5]
  1. Queensland Univ. of Technology, Brisbane, QLD (Australia)
  2. Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore). Plasma Sources and Applications Centre/Space Propulsion Centre Singapore; Queensland Univ. of Technology, Brisbane, QLD (Australia)
  3. Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore). Plasma Sources and Applications Centre/Space Propulsion Centre Singapore and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)
  4. National Aerospace Univ. 'KhAI', Kharkov (Ukraine); Jozef Stefan Inst. (IJS), Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  5. George Washington Univ., Washington, DC (United States)
  6. Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore). Plasma Sources and Applications Centre/Space Propulsion Centre Singapore
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Tech-X Corporation, Boulder, CO (United States); George Washington Univ., Washington, DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); National Research Foundation
OSTI Identifier:
1595703
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0015767; 766894
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Physics. D, Applied Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 52; Journal Issue: 18; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-3727
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; molybdenum disulphide nanostructures; nanoparticles; low-temperature plasma; nanoscale materials; plasma technology

Citation Formats

Bazaka, Kateryna, Levchenko, Igor, Lim, Jian Wei Mark, Baranov, Oleg, Corbella, Carles, Xu, Shuyan, and Keidar, Michael. MoS2-based nanostructures: synthesis and applications in medicine. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab03b3.
Bazaka, Kateryna, Levchenko, Igor, Lim, Jian Wei Mark, Baranov, Oleg, Corbella, Carles, Xu, Shuyan, & Keidar, Michael. MoS2-based nanostructures: synthesis and applications in medicine. United States. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab03b3
Bazaka, Kateryna, Levchenko, Igor, Lim, Jian Wei Mark, Baranov, Oleg, Corbella, Carles, Xu, Shuyan, and Keidar, Michael. Thu . "MoS2-based nanostructures: synthesis and applications in medicine". United States. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab03b3. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1595703.
@article{osti_1595703,
title = {MoS2-based nanostructures: synthesis and applications in medicine},
author = {Bazaka, Kateryna and Levchenko, Igor and Lim, Jian Wei Mark and Baranov, Oleg and Corbella, Carles and Xu, Shuyan and Keidar, Michael},
abstractNote = {We report that synthesis and application of nanostructured molybdenum disulphide particles and complex composites have been studied for several decades. They offer many attractive properties which are linked to the transition character of the base element, i.e. molybdenum, and high chemical activity of sulphur, an element of the oxygen family. Significant progress in our understanding of the processes involved in nucleation, growth, and shaping of molybdenum disulphide nanoparticles was achieved, and the mechanisms underlying their biological properties and catalytic activity were investigated; however, many questions remain. In this topical review, a number of representative examples is used to illustrate recent progress in nucleation and growth of various molybdenum disulphide nanostructures with the aim to provide a snapshot of the spectrum of practically important fabrication methods, from simplest solution-based techniques to the most advanced chemical vapour deposition and plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition techniques. We then review most promising applications of these nanostructures in medicine, focusing on anti-cancer therapy, drug delivery and medical imaging, with the key advantages and opportunities presented by molybdenum disulphide nanoparticles and composites over other similar materials and nano-architectures. Finally, the outlook section focuses on present challenges in the synthesis, e.g. sophisticated control over particle structure and chemical activity, as well as advanced biomedical applications of molybdenum disulphide nano-structures, and proposes some strategies to overcome these challenges and problems.},
doi = {10.1088/1361-6463/ab03b3},
journal = {Journal of Physics. D, Applied Physics},
number = 18,
volume = 52,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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Vapour–liquid–solid growth of monolayer MoS2 nanoribbons
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Atomic and electronic structure of MoS 2 nanoparticles
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Tuning the Electronic and Chemical Properties of Monolayer MoS 2 Adsorbed on Transition Metal Substrates
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Chemical Applications of Arc Plasma Techniques. The Thermal Decomposition of Molybdenite
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Probing the biocompatibility of MoS 2 nanosheets by cytotoxicity assay and electrical impedance spectroscopy
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Lightning under water: Diverse reactive environments and evidence of synergistic effects for material treatment and activation
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All The Catalytic Active Sites of MoS 2 for Hydrogen Evolution
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Carbon nanostructures for hard tissue engineering
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Superlattice design for optimal thermoelectric generator performance
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Role of the Seeding Promoter in MoS 2 Growth by Chemical Vapor Deposition
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Nanotechnology for Multimodal Synergistic Cancer Therapy
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The morphological control of MoS2 films using a simple model under chemical vapor deposition
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A MoS 2 –based system for efficient immobilization of hemoglobin and biosensing applications
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Facile synthesis of MoS2/graphene nanocomposite with high catalytic activity toward triiodide reduction in dye-sensitized solar cells
journal, January 2012

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Drug Delivery with PEGylated MoS 2 Nano-sheets for Combined Photothermal and Chemotherapy of Cancer
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Plasma under control: Advanced solutions and perspectives for plasma flux management in material treatment and nanosynthesis
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High Performance Multilayer MoS2Transistors with Scandium Contacts
journal, December 2012

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Chromium–doped MoS2 “inorganic fullerene” nanoparticles prepared by topotactic reaction from oxosalt precursor
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Plasma-Enabled Growth of Single-Crystalline SiC/AlSiC Core–Shell Nanowires on Porous Alumina Templates
journal, May 2012

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