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Abstract #3893

Super-Relaxive Gd Nanoparticle

Ananth Annapragada1, Eric Tanifum1, Ketan Ghaghada1, Divya Sabapathy1

1Pediatric Radiology, Texas Childrens Hospital, Houston, TX, United States

Novel presentation of Gd atoms on nanoparticles were tested, to identify the mechanism of hyperrelaxivity of nanoparticle presented Gd. A new lipid construct with dramatically higher relaxivity is described.