Quantum-sized carbon dots for bright and colorful photoluminescence.
- Ya‐Ping Sun, Bing Zhou, S. Xie
- Materials ScienceJournal of the American Chemical Society
- 23 May 2006
We report that nanoscale carbon particles (carbon dots) upon simple surface passivation are strongly photoluminescent in both solution and the solid state. The luminescence emission of the carbon…
Carbon dots for multiphoton bioimaging.
- Li Cao, Xin Wang, Ya‐Ping Sun
- Physics, ChemistryJournal of the American Chemical Society
- 19 September 2007
The two-photon luminescence microscopy imaging of human breast cancer cells with internalized carbon dots with pulsed laser excitation in the near-infrared is demonstrated.
Carbon dots for optical imaging in vivo.
- Sheng-Tao Yang, Li Cao, Ya‐Ping Sun
- Biology, PhysicsJournal of the American Chemical Society
- 24 July 2009
The results suggest that the carbon dots remain strongly fluorescent in vivo, which, coupled with their biocompatibility and nontoxic characteristics, might offer great potential for imaging and related biomedical applications.
Quantum dots and nanoparticles for photodynamic and radiation therapies of cancer.
- P. Juzenas, Wei Chen, Ingeborg Lie Christensen
- PhysicsAdvanced Drug Delivery Reviews
- 14 December 2008
Advances toward bioapplications of carbon nanotubes
- Yi Lin, Sh Taylor, Ya‐Ping Sun
- 12 February 2004
Bioapplications of carbon nanotubes have been predicted and explored ever since the discovery of these one-dimensional carbon allotropes. Indeed, carbon nanotubes have many interesting and unique…
Photoluminescence properties of graphene versus other carbon nanomaterials.
- Li Cao, M. Meziani, S. Sahu, Ya‐Ping Sun
- Materials ScienceAccounts of Chemical Research
- 15 January 2013
The similarities and differences between the observed photoluminescence properties of graphene materials and those found in other carbon nanomaterials including carbon dots and surface defect-passivated carbon nanotubes are highlighted, and their mechanistic implications are discussed.
Graphene oxide: a nonspecific enhancer of cellular growth.
- Oscar N. Ruiz, K. A. S. Fernando, C. Bunker
- EngineeringACS Nano
- 29 September 2011
This study conclusively demonstrates that graphene oxide does not have intrinsic antibacterial, bacteriostatic, and cytotoxic properties in both bacteria and mammalian cells, and graphene oxide acts as a general enhancer of cellular growth by increasing cell attachment and proliferation.
Biodistribution of Pristine Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes In Vivo†
- Sheng-Tao Yang, W. Guo, Ya‐Ping Sun
- 19 June 2007
The biodistribution of pristine single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) in mice was determined by using the skeleton 13C-enriched SWNTs and isotope ratio mass spectroscopy. The results suggested that…
Carbon Dots as Nontoxic and High-Performance Fluorescence Imaging Agents.
- Sheng-Tao Yang, Xin Wang, Ya‐Ping Sun
- Chemistry, BiologyThe journal of physical chemistry. C…
- 28 September 2009
The results suggested that the carbon dots were biocompatible, and their performance as fluorescence imaging agents was competitive.
Attaching Proteins to Carbon Nanotubes via Diimide-Activated Amidation
- Weijie Huang, Sh Taylor, Ya‐Ping Sun
- Chemistry, Biology
- 16 March 2002
Characterizations and bioactivities show that the conjugate samples indeed contain both carbon nanotubes and BSA proteins and that the protein species are intimately associated with the nanot tubes.