Theranostics 2012; 2(7):629-630. doi:10.7150/thno.4757


Quantum Dots for Biophotonics

Ken-Tye Yong

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore

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This theme issue provides an excellent collection of reviews and original research articles on the study of various bioconjugated quantum dot formulations for diagnostics and therapy applications using biophotonic imaging and sensing approaches.

Keywords: Quantum dots, Quantum rods, surface functionalization, bioimaging, biosensing, gene/drug delivery, nanotoxicity