Multi-Functional Carbon Dots from an Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant for Cancer Cell Bioimaging Applications

@article{Naik2020MultiFunctionalCD,
  title={Multi-Functional Carbon Dots from an Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant for Cancer Cell Bioimaging Applications},
  author={Gaurav Gopal Naik and Md Bayazeed Alam and Vivek Kumar Pandey and Debadatta Mohapatra and Pawan Kumar Dubey and Avanish Singh Parmar and Alakh Niranjan Sahu},
  journal={Journal of Fluorescence},
  year={2020},
  volume={30},
  pages={407-418}
}
The combination of an Ayurvedic wisdom and nanotechnology may help us to resolve the complex healthcare challenges. A facile and economical one-pot hydrothermal synthesis method has been adopted for preparing a blue fluorescent carbon dots (CDs) with a quantum yield of 15.10% from an Ayurvedic medicinal plant Andrographis paniculata (AP). The Andrographis paniculata derived CDs (AAPCDs) were then characterized using different techniques. Through High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC… 
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