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Abstract #1913

Novel Nanoparticle Formulations with Enhanced 19F Relaxation

Anke De Vries1, Muhammed Yildirim2, Sander Langereis2, Rolf Lamerichs2, Klaas Nicolay1, Holger Gruell, 12

1Biomedical NMR, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 2Philips Research, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Nanoparticle formulations incorporating Gd(III) complexes in the surfactant layer increases the longitudinal relaxation rate more than two-fold, resulting in a substantial sensitivity gain.