Quantum dots for single bio-molecule imaging

Noritada Kaji, Manabu Tokeshi, Yoshinobu Baba

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The emerging nanomaterial, quantum dots or QDs, offers numerous potential applications in the biological area. As cell labeling probes, QDs become now an alternative of existing organic fluorescent dyes and fluorescent proteins. In this short review, we cover typical and successful applications of QDs as fluorescent probes in cell labeling and genomic diagnosis. As a future important application, biomolecular detection at a single molecule level utilizing QDs is also discussed. 2007

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-24
Number of pages4
Journalanalytical sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry

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