Rapid detection of bacteria by carbon quantum dots.

@article{Mandal2011RapidDO,
  title={Rapid detection of bacteria by carbon quantum dots.},
  author={Tapas Kumar Mandal and Nargish Parvin},
  journal={Journal of biomedical nanotechnology},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={
          846-8
        }
}
This work demonstrated a fluorescence measurement method for rapid detection of bacteria and their counting by using water-soluble carbon quantum dots (CQDs) as a fluorescence marker while sewage water bacteria were detection target bacteria. Highly luminescent water-soluble CQDs were prepared by carbonizing waste part of rice straw materials in a furnace under in-sufficient air flow. Bacteria in a LB media with < 100 nm of water soluble CQDs were cultured for 30-40 minutes. The multi colored… CONTINUE READING

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