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One-step label-free optical genosensing system for sequence-specific DNA related to the human immunodeficiency virus based on the measurements of light scattering signals of gold nanorods.
A one-step label-free optical genosensing method has been developed in this contribution by taking short DNA target with its sequence related to the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) as anExpand
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Assembly of aptamer switch probes and photosensitizer on gold nanorods for targeted photothermal and photodynamic cancer therapy.
An aptamer switch probe (ASP) linking chlorin e6 (Ce6), a photosensitizer molecule, to the surface of gold nanorods (AuNRs) was used to target cancer cells for photodynamic therapy (PDT) andExpand
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Graphene signal amplification for sensitive and real-time fluorescence anisotropy detection of small molecules.
Fluorescence anisotropy (FA) is a reliable, sensitive, and robust assay approach for determination of many biological targets. However, it is generally not applicable for the assay of small moleculesExpand
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Carbon nanotubes as a low background signal platform for a molecular aptamer beacon on the basis of long-range resonance energy transfer.
Although holding the advantages of both an aptamer and a molecular beacon (MB), a molecular aptamer beacon (MAB) needs complicated and expensive modifications at both of its ends and usually has aExpand
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Nanotoxicity of silver nanoparticles to red blood cells: size dependent adsorption, uptake, and hemolytic activity.
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are increasingly being used as antimicrobial agents and drug carriers in biomedical fields. However, toxicological information on their effects on red blood cells (RBCs)Expand
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Synthesis of Ag nanocubes 18-32 nm in edge length: the effects of polyol on reduction kinetics, size control, and reproducibility.
This article describes a robust method for the facile synthesis of small Ag nanocubes with edge lengths controlled in the range of 18-32 nm. The success of this new method relies on the substitutionExpand
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Visual observation of the mercury-stimulated peroxidase mimetic activity of gold nanoparticles.
Mercury-stimulated peroxidase mimetic activity of gold nanoparticles was presented, with which a sensitive label-free colorimetric method for Hg(2+) was developed.
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Curcumin modified silver nanoparticles for highly efficient inhibition of respiratory syncytial virus infection.
Interactions between nanoparticles and viruses have attracted increasing attention due to the antiviral activity of nanoparticles and the resulting possibility to be employed as biomedicalExpand
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A colorimetric immunoassay for respiratory syncytial virus detection based on gold nanoparticles-graphene oxide hybrids with mercury-enhanced peroxidase-like activity.
A novel colorimetric immunoassay for highly sensitive detection of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), one of the leading causes of severe lower respiratory tract infections in all age groups, hasExpand
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Visual colorimetric detection of berberine hydrochloride with silver nanoparticles.
A visual colorimetric method for the detection of berberine hydrochloride was proposed in this contribution based on the color change caused by the aggregation of silver nanoparticles (AgNps). It wasExpand
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