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Volume 2 (2); 2012

Editorial

Protease Activity: Meeting Its Theranostic Potential
Seulki Lee, Kwangmeyung Kim
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 125-126. doi:10.7150/thno.4129
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Research Paper

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Optical Imaging of Cancer-Related Proteases Using Near-Infrared Fluorescence Matrix Metalloproteinase-Sensitive and Cathepsin B-Sensitive Probes
Ji Young Yhee, Sun Ah Kim, Heebeom Koo, Sohee Son, Ju Hee Ryu, In-Chan Youn, Kuiwon Choi, Ick Chan Kwon, Kwangmeyung Kim
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 179-189. doi:10.7150/thno.3716
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Photosensitizer-Conjugated Gold Nanorods for Enzyme-Activatable Fluorescence Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy
Boseung Jang, Yongdoo Choi
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 190-197. doi:10.7150/thno.3478
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Measurement of MMP Activity in Synovial Fluid in Cases of Osteoarthritis and Acute Inflammatory Conditions of the Knee Joints Using a Fluorogenic Peptide Probe-Immobilized Diagnostic Kit
Ju Hee Ryu, Aeju Lee, Myung Sook Huh, Junuk Chu, Kwangmeyung Kim, Byung-Soo Kim, Kuiwon Choi, Ick Chan Kwon, Jong Woong Park, Inchan Youn
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 198-206. doi:10.7150/thno.3477
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FLIM-FRET Imaging of Caspase-3 Activity in Live Cells Using Pair of Red Fluorescent Proteins
Alexander P. Savitsky, Alexander L. Rusanov, Victoria V. Zherdeva, Tatiana V. Gorodnicheva, Maria G. Khrenova, Alexander V. Nemukhin
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 215-226. doi:10.7150/thno.3885
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Optical Imaging with a Cathepsin B Activated Probe for the Enhanced Detection of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma by Dual Channel Fluorescent Upper GI Endoscopy
Peiman Habibollahi, Jose-Luiz Figueiredo, Pedram Heidari, Austin M Dulak, Yu Imamura, Adam J. Bass, Shuji Ogino, Andrew T Chan, Umar Mahmood
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 227-234. doi:10.7150/thno.4088
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Short Research Communication

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In Vivo Monitoring of Liver Damage Using Caspase-3 Probe
Michitaka Ozaki, Sanae Haga, Takeaki Ozawa
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 207-214. doi:10.7150/thno.3806
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Review

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Analysis of Protease Activity Using Quantum Dots and Resonance Energy Transfer
Gae Baik Kim, Young-Pil Kim
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 127-138. doi:10.7150/thno.3476
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Enzymatic Self-Assembly of Nanostructures for Theranostics
Yue Chen, Gaolin Liang
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 139-147. doi:10.7150/thno.3696
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Theranostic Imaging of the Kinases and Proteases that Modulate Cell Death and Survival
Howard H. Chen, Hushan Yuan, Lee Josephson, David E. Sosnovik
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 148-155. doi:10.7150/thno.4077
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Protease-Activated Drug Development
Ki Young Choi, Magdalena Swierczewska, Seulki Lee, Xiaoyuan Chen
Theranostics 2012; 2(2): 156-179. doi:10.7150/thno.4068
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