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Fluorescent sensors using DNA-functionalized graphene oxide
In the past few years, graphene oxide (GO) has emerged as a unique platform for developing DNA-based biosensors, given the DNA adsorption and fluorescence-quenching properties of GO. Adsorbed DNA probes can be desorbed ...
DNA adsorption by magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and its application for arsenate detection
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-05-01)
Iron oxide nanoparticles adsorb fluorescently labeled DNA oligonucleotides via the backbone phosphate and quench fluorescence. Arsenate displaces adsorbed DNA to increase fluorescence, allowing detection of arsenate down ...
Intracellular Detection of ATP Using an Aptamer Beacon Covalently Linked to Graphene Oxide Resisting Nonspecific Probe Displacement
(American Chemical Society, 2014-12-16)
Fluorescent aptamer probes physisorbed on graphene oxide (GO) have recently emerged as a useful sensing platform. A signal is generated by analyte-induced probe desorption. To address nonspecific probe displacement and the ...
Cation-Size-Dependent DNA Adsorption Kinetics and Packing Density on Gold Nanoparticles: An Opposite Trend
(American Chemical Society, 2014-11-11)
The property of DNA is strongly influenced by counterions. Packing a dense layer of DNA onto a gold nanoparticle (AuNP) generates an interesting colloidal system with many novel physical properties such as a sharp melting ...
Characterization of glucose oxidation by gold nanoparticles using nanoceria
Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) can oxidize glucose, producing hydrogen peroxide and gluconic acid, which are the same products as those generated by glucose oxidase (GOx). In this regard, AuNPs are a nanozyme. Herein, a new ...
Oxidation Level-Dependent Zwitterionic Liposome Adsorption and Rupture by Graphene-based Materials and Light-Induced Content Release
Liposomes may be stably adsorbed or ruptured on graphene-based materials, depending on the oxidation state of graphene. IR-induced liposome leakage is achieved, since graphene oxide does not induce liposome leakage spontaneously.
Correlation of photobleaching, oxidation and metal induced fluorescence quenching of DNA-templated silver nanoclusters
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013-04-07)
Few-atom noble metal nanoclusters have attracted a lot of interest due to their potential applications in biosensor development, imaging and catalysis. DNA-templated silver nanoclusters (AgNCs) are of particular interest ...
Parts-per-Million of Polyethylene Glycol as a Non-Interfering Blocking Agent for Homogeneous Biosensor Development
(American Chemical Society, 2013-11-05)
Many homogeneous assays are complicated by the adsorption of probe molecules by the surface of reaction vessels, which are often made of polypropylene or polystyrene-based plastics. To solve this problem, many protein and ...
Dissecting Colloidal Stabilization Factors in Crowded Polymer Solutions by Forming Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold Nanoparticles
(American Chemical Society, 2013-05-21)
An ideal colloidal system should be highly stable in a diverse range of buffer conditions while still retaining its surface accessibility. We recently reported that dispersing citrate-capped gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) in ...
Orthogonal Adsorption Onto Nano-Graphene Oxide Using Different Intermolecular Forces for Multiplexed Delivery
Nano-graphene oxide can adsorb both doxorubicin and zwitterionic dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (DOPC) liposomes in an orthogonal and non-competing manner with high capacities based on different surface and intermolecular ...