Alpha-bungarotoxin binding to target cell in a developing visual system by carboxylated nanodiamond.

@article{Liu2008AlphabungarotoxinBT,
  title={Alpha-bungarotoxin binding to target cell in a developing visual system by carboxylated nanodiamond.},
  author={Kuang-Kai Liu and Mei-fang Chen and Po-Yi Chen and Tony Jer-Fu Lee and Chia-Liang Cheng and Chia-Ching Chang and Yen-Peng Ho and Jui-I Chao},
  journal={Nanotechnology},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 20},
  pages={
          205102
        }
}
Biological molecules conjugating with nanoparticles are valuable for applications including bio-imaging, bio-detection, and bio-sensing. Nanometer-sized diamond particles have excellent electronic and chemical properties for bio-conjugation. In this study, we manipulated the carboxyl group produced on the surface of nanodiamond (carboxylated nanodiamond, cND) for conjugating with alpha-bungarotoxin (α-BTX), a neurotoxin derived from Bungarus multicinctus with specific blockade of alpha7… Expand
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