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Title: MoS 2-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) (SC-24); 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. doi: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. doi: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. doi: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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Hydrothermal synthesis of graphene flake embedded nanosheet-like molybdenum sulfide hybrids as counter electrode catalysts for dye-sensitized solar cells
journal, December 2013


Biomimetic Hydrogen Evolution:  MoS 2 Nanoparticles as Catalyst for Hydrogen Evolution
journal, April 2005

  • Hinnemann, Berit; Moses, Poul Georg; Bonde, Jacob
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 127, Issue 15
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High Performance Multilayer MoS2Transistors with Scandium Contacts
journal, December 2012

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Photoluminescent Arrays of Nanopatterned Monolayer MoS 2
journal, October 2017

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One-Pot Synthesis of MoS 2 Nanoflakes with Desirable Degradability for Photothermal Cancer Therapy
journal, May 2017

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Recent advances in near-infrared II fluorophores for multifunctional biomedical imaging
journal, January 2018

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  • DOI: 10.1039/C8SC01153B

Flower-like PEGylated MoS2 nanoflakes for near-infrared photothermal cancer therapy
journal, December 2015

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A 3D-printed scaffold with MoS2 nanosheets for tumor therapy and tissue regeneration
journal, April 2017

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RGD-QD-MoS 2 nanosheets for targeted fluorescent imaging and photothermal therapy of cancer
journal, January 2017

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  • Nanoscale, Vol. 9, Issue 41
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Electrochemical imaging of cells and tissues
journal, January 2018

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  • Chemical Science, Vol. 9, Issue 20
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Drug Delivery with PEGylated MoS 2 Nano-sheets for Combined Photothermal and Chemotherapy of Cancer
journal, February 2014


Surface modification and drug delivery applications of MoS2 nanosheets with polymers through the combination of mussel inspired chemistry and SET-LRP
journal, January 2018

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Recent advances in anti-angiogenic nanomedicines for cancer therapy
journal, January 2018

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MoS 2 –ZnO nanocomposites as highly functional agents for anti-angiogenic and anti-cancer theranostics
journal, January 2018

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Mars Colonization: Beyond Getting There
journal, October 2018

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Strategies to Improve Cancer Photothermal Therapy Mediated by Nanomaterials
journal, March 2017

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Synergistic Drug Combinations for Tuberculosis Therapy Identified by a Novel High-Throughput Screen
journal, May 2011

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Synergistic Enhancement of Cancer Therapy Using a Combination of Ceramide and Docetaxel
journal, March 2014

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Synergistic therapeutic activity of chimeric G250-TNF and IFNγ for the treatment of renal cell cancer
journal, May 2008


Intracellular Mechanistic Understanding of 2D MoS 2 Nanosheets for Anti-Exocytosis-Enhanced Synergistic Cancer Therapy
journal, February 2018


Combined photothermal and photodynamic therapy delivered by PEGylated MoS 2 nanosheets
journal, January 2014


Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanomaterials for combination cancer therapy
journal, January 2017

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2D transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheets for photo/thermo-based tumor imaging and therapy
journal, January 2018

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Nanotechnology for Multimodal Synergistic Cancer Therapy
journal, October 2017


On the Design of Combination Cancer Therapy
journal, December 2017


Pharmacodynamic endpoints as clinical trial objectives to answer important questions in oncology drug development
journal, August 2016


Optimizing the outcomes of pancreatic cancer surgery
journal, October 2018

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Combined drug therapeutic strategies for the effective treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer
journal, January 2018

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Towards targeted combinatorial therapy design for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer
journal, March 2017


Combinatorial Microenvironments Impose a Continuum of Cellular Responses to a Single Pathway-Targeted Anti-cancer Compound
journal, October 2017