Luminescent quantum dots in immunoassays

Goldman, Ellen R.; Medintz, Igor L.; Mattoussi, Hedi
January 2006
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Jan2006, Vol. 384 Issue 3, p560
Academic Journal
The article focuses on luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals or quantum dots, a class of fluorophores that scientists use in fluorescence assays. A list of biological assays where quantum dots are used is presented. It discusses the strategies for the bioconjugation of quantum dots. A description of immunoassay development and multiplexing using quantum dot-bioconjugates.


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