Chittaranjan Patra - Rochester MN,
Debabrata Mukhopadhyay - Rochester MN,
Resham Bhattacharya - Rochester MN,
Priyabrata Mukherjee - Rochester MN,
Nicholas E. Vlahakis - Rochester MN,
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research - Rochester MN
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This document provides methods and materials related to rare earth particles such as rare earth nanorods (e.g., inorganic lanthanide hydroxide nanorods). For example, rare earth (e.g., lanthanide) particles such as europium hydroxide nanorods, methods and materials for making rare earth particles (e.g., europium hydroxide nanorods), and methods and materials for using rare earth particles (e.g., europium hydroxide nanorods) as an imaging agent and/or to promote angiogenesis are provided.