Quenching of CdSe quantum dot emission, a new approach for biosensing


Dyadyusha, L., Yin, H., Jaiswal, S., Brown, T., Baumberg, J.J., Booy, F.P. and Melvin, T. (2005) Quenching of CdSe quantum dot emission, a new approach for biosensing. Chemical Communications, 25, 3201-3203. (doi:10.1039/b500664c).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b500664c

Description/Abstract

The emission of CdSe quantum dots linked to the 5'-end of a DNA sequence is efficiently quenched by hybridisation with a complementary DNA strand with a gold nanoparticle attached at the 3'-end; contact of the quantum dot and gold nanoparticle occurs.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1359-7345 (print)
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Keywords: molecular beacons, energy-transfer, in-vivo, fluorescence, dna, hybridization, probe, oligonucleotides, nanoparticles, nanocrystals
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Electronics and Computer Science
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Physics and Astronomy
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Chemistry
ePrint ID: 20783
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:10
Contact Email Address: tm@orc.soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/20783

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