*Corresponding author:Wenyan Dan, College of Chemical Science and Engineering, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Chemical Assessment and Sustainability (CAS), Tongji University, 1239 Siping Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai 200092, People’s Republic of China
Received: January 20, 2018; Published: January 31, 2018
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Metal-organic framework nano-particles are a type of novel organic-inorganic hybrid materials, which has been investigated as potential contrast agents in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This mini review focuses on recent research progress concerning the synthesis, stability and cytotoxicityof metalorganic framework nano-particles.
Key words: Metal-organic framework nano-particles; Contrast agents; Magnetic resonance imaging