Ken Tye Yong

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Affiliation: Nanyang Technological University
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. pmc Preparation of quantum dot/drug nanoparticle formulations for traceable targeted delivery and therapy
    Ken Tye Yong
    1 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Theranostics 2:681-94. 2012
  2. pmc PEGylated Phospholipid Micelle-Encapsulated Near-Infrared PbS Quantum Dots for in vitro and in vivo Bioimaging
    Rui Hu
    1 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Theranostics 2:723-33. 2012
  3. pmc Quantum dots for biophotonics
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Theranostics 2:629-30. 2012
  4. pmc Bioconjugated pluronic triblock-copolymer micelle-encapsulated quantum dots for targeted imaging of cancer: in vitro and in vivo studies
    Liwei Liu
    1 School of Science, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun 130022, Jilin, China
    Theranostics 2:705-13. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Nanomaterials enhanced surface plasmon resonance for biological and chemical sensing applications
    Shuwen Zeng
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 639798, Singapore
    Chem Soc Rev 43:3426-52. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint High reliability nanosandwiched Pt/Ti multilayer electrode actuators for on-chip biomedical applications
    Danny Jian Hang Tng
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Analyst 139:407-15. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Nanotoxicity assessment of quantum dots: from cellular to primate studies
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Chem Soc Rev 42:1236-50. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Engineering arginine cross-linked mercaptoundecanoic acid CdSe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots for two-photon imaging of live cancer cells
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 639798, Singapore
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:2901-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Aqueous phase synthesis of CdTe quantum dots for biophotonics
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    J Biophotonics 4:9-20. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Biophotonics and biotechnology in pancreatic cancer: cyclic RGD-peptide-conjugated type II quantum dots for in vivo imaging
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Pancreatology 10:553-64. 2010

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Publications51

  1. pmc Preparation of quantum dot/drug nanoparticle formulations for traceable targeted delivery and therapy
    Ken Tye Yong
    1 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Theranostics 2:681-94. 2012
    ..Lastly, we attempt to predict key trends in QD/drug formulation development over the next few years and highlight areas of therapy where their use may provide breakthrough results in the near future...
  2. pmc PEGylated Phospholipid Micelle-Encapsulated Near-Infrared PbS Quantum Dots for in vitro and in vivo Bioimaging
    Rui Hu
    1 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Theranostics 2:723-33. 2012
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  3. pmc Quantum dots for biophotonics
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Theranostics 2:629-30. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Bioconjugated pluronic triblock-copolymer micelle-encapsulated quantum dots for targeted imaging of cancer: in vitro and in vivo studies
    Liwei Liu
    1 School of Science, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun 130022, Jilin, China
    Theranostics 2:705-13. 2012
    ..In vivo imaging study showed that bioconjugated QDs were able to target tumor site after intravenous injection of the formulation in tumor-bearing mice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nanomaterials enhanced surface plasmon resonance for biological and chemical sensing applications
    Shuwen Zeng
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 639798, Singapore
    Chem Soc Rev 43:3426-52. 2014
    ..Such information will be viable in terms of providing a useful platform for designing future ultrasensitive plasmonic nanosensors. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint High reliability nanosandwiched Pt/Ti multilayer electrode actuators for on-chip biomedical applications
    Danny Jian Hang Tng
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Analyst 139:407-15. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Nanotoxicity assessment of quantum dots: from cellular to primate studies
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Chem Soc Rev 42:1236-50. 2013
    ..This review article is intended to promote the awareness of current developments of QD applications in biology, the potential toxicity of QDs, and approaches to minimizing toxicity...
  8. doi request reprint Engineering arginine cross-linked mercaptoundecanoic acid CdSe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots for two-photon imaging of live cancer cells
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 639798, Singapore
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:2901-3. 2011
    ..Low toxicity arginine cross-linked mercaptoundecanoic acid CdSe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots were synthesized for two-photon imaging of live cancer cells...
  9. doi request reprint Aqueous phase synthesis of CdTe quantum dots for biophotonics
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    J Biophotonics 4:9-20. 2011
    ..2011 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim)...
  10. doi request reprint Biophotonics and biotechnology in pancreatic cancer: cyclic RGD-peptide-conjugated type II quantum dots for in vivo imaging
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Pancreatology 10:553-64. 2010
    ..These studies support further evaluation of type II QDs as potential probes for early pancreatic cancer assessment and detection...
  11. doi request reprint Synthesis of cRGD-peptide conjugated near-infrared CdTe/ZnSe core-shell quantum dots for in vivo cancer targeting and imaging
    Ken Tye Yong
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 639798 Singapore
    Chem Commun (Camb) 46:7136-8. 2010
    ..Cyclic RGD-peptide functionalized phospholipids micelle-encapsulated near-infrared CdTe/ZnSe quantum dots were synthesized as multifunctional probes for targeting and imaging tumors in live animals...
  12. doi request reprint Nanoparticle-mediated targeted delivery of antiretrovirals to the brain
    Supriya D Mahajan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Innovation Center, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Methods Enzymol 509:41-60. 2012
    ..We describe methods for synthesis of the Tf-QD-Amprenavir nanoplex and approaches to evaluate both its BBB transversing capability and antiviral efficacy...
  13. doi request reprint Functionalized near-infrared quantum dots for in vivo tumor vasculature imaging
    Rui Hu
    The Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics ILPB, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Nanotechnology 21:145105. 2010
    ..Furthermore, by co-encapsulating these QDs and anticancer drugs within these micelles, we have demonstrated a promising theranostic, nanosized platform for both cancer imaging and therapy...
  14. doi request reprint Additive controlled synthesis of gold nanorods (GNRs) for two-photon luminescence imaging of cancer cells
    Jing Zhu
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Nanotechnology 21:285106. 2010
    ..The bioconjugated GNR formulation exhibited very low toxicity, suggesting that it is biocompatible and potentially suitable for targeted two-photon bioimaging...
  15. pmc Tumor targeting and imaging in live animals with functionalized semiconductor quantum rods
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 1:710-9. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate the vast potential of QRs as bright, photostable, and biocompatible luminescent probes for the early diagnosis of cancer...
  16. pmc Nanoparticle based galectin-1 gene silencing, implications in methamphetamine regulation of HIV-1 infection in monocyte derived macrophages
    Jessica L Reynolds
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 7:673-85. 2012
    ..Moreover, the effects of methamphetamine on HIV-1 infection were attenuated in the presence of the nanoplex in MDM...
  17. pmc Synthesis of luminescent near-infrared AgInS2 nanocrystals as optical probes for in vivo applications
    Liwei Liu
    School of Science, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun 130022, PR China
    Theranostics 3:109-15. 2013
    ..The ultra-small crystal size, near-infrared emitting luminescence, and high quantum yield make the AgInS2 nanocrystals an attractive candidate as a biological contrast agent for cancer sensing and imaging...
  18. pmc Morphine and galectin-1 modulate HIV-1 infection of human monocyte-derived macrophages
    Jessica L Reynolds
    Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    J Immunol 188:3757-65. 2012
    ..We found that nanoplexes silenced gene expression for galectin-1, and they reversed the effects of morphine on galectin-1 expression. Furthermore, the effects of morphine on HIV-1 infection were reduced in the presence of the nanoplex...
  19. doi request reprint Suppression of MMP-9 expression in brain microvascular endothelial cells (BMVEC) using a gold nanorod (GNR)-siRNA nanoplex
    Supriya D Mahajan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Innovation Center, Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    Immunol Invest 41:337-55. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Shape control of PbSe nanocrystals using noble metal seed particles
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, The University at Buffalo, New York 14260 4200, USA
    Nano Lett 6:709-14. 2006
    ..Although their absorption spectrum does not exhibit sharp features, the quantum rods exhibit significant photogeneration efficiency, enabling infrared sensitization of a polymeric photoconductive nanocomposite...
  21. doi request reprint Optimizing the synthesis of red- and near-infrared CuInS2 and AgInS2 semiconductor nanocrystals for bioimaging
    Liwei Liu
    School of Science, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun, 130022, P R China
    Analyst 138:6144-53. 2013
    ..This study devotes the key steps in promoting the use of ternary QDs as low-toxic, photostable, and cadmium-free semiconductor nanocrystal formulation for multiple imaging applications. ..
  22. doi request reprint Multimodal imaging probes based on Gd-DOTA conjugated quantum dot nanomicelles
    Liwei Liu
    School of Science, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun, 130022, Jilin, China
    Analyst 136:1881-6. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Synthesis of ternary CuInS(2)/ZnS quantum dot bioconjugates and their applications for targeted cancer bioimaging
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics ILPB, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Integr Biol (Camb) 2:121-9. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates the important key steps in realizing of the potential of CuInS(2) QDs as low-toxicity, photostable, cadmium-free and highly luminescent probes for cancer detection and sensing...
  24. doi request reprint Bioconjugation of luminescent silicon quantum dots to gadolinium ions for bioimaging applications
    Folarin Erogbogbo
    Institute for Lasers Photonics and Biophotonics, 458 Natural Sciences Complex, The University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 3000, USA
    Nanoscale 4:5483-9. 2012
    ..These desirable optical and relaxivity properties of the newly developed probe open the door for use of SiQDs in future multimodal applications such as tumour imaging...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quantum rod bioconjugates as targeted probes for confocal and two-photon fluorescence imaging of cancer cells
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 4200, USA
    Nano Lett 7:761-5. 2007
    ..Uptake was not observed with QRs that lacked Tf functionalization or with cells that were presaturated with free Tf and then treated with Tf-functionalized QRs...
  26. doi request reprint Sensitivity improved surface plasmon resonance biosensor for cancer biomarker detection based on plasmonic enhancement
    Wing Cheung Law
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260 3000, United States
    ACS Nano 5:4858-64. 2011
    ..The underlying principle was analyzed by simulating the near-field coupling between the sensing film and the GNR. The results have shown that GNRs were readily served as promising amplification labels in SPR sensing technology...
  27. doi request reprint Biocompatible PEGylated gold nanorods as colored contrast agents for targeted in vivo cancer applications
    Atcha Kopwitthaya
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Nanotechnology 21:315101. 2010
    ..This finding will provide useful guidelines in the future development of diagnostic probes for cancer diagnosis, optically guided tumor surgery, and lymph node mapping applications...
  28. pmc Nanotechnology approach for drug addiction therapy: gene silencing using delivery of gold nanorod-siRNA nanoplex in dopaminergic neurons
    Adela C Bonoiu
    Institute for Lasers Photonics and Biophotonics, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5546-50. 2009
    ..Therefore, these nanoplexes appear to be suited for brain-specific delivery of appropriate siRNA for therapy of drug addiction and other brain diseases...
  29. pmc Anti-HIV-1 nanotherapeutics: promises and challenges for the future
    Supriya D Mahajan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 7:5301-14. 2012
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Non-invasive tumor detection in small animals using novel functional Pluronic nanomicelles conjugated with anti-mesothelin antibody
    Hong Ding
    The Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, Department of Chemistry, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, United States
    Nanoscale 3:1813-22. 2011
    ..These results suggest that anti-mesothein antibody conjugated carboxylated F127 nanomicelles may serve as a promising nanoscale platform for early human pancreatic cancer detection and targeted drug delivery...
  31. pmc Imaging pancreatic cancer using bioconjugated InP quantum dots
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 4200, USA
    ACS Nano 3:502-10. 2009
    ..These observations suggest the immense potential of InP/ZnS QDs as non-cadmium-based safe and efficient optical imaging nanoprobes in diagnostic imaging, particularly for early detection of cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bioconjugated quantum rods as targeted probes for efficient transmigration across an in vitro blood-brain barrier
    Gaixia Xu
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 3000, USA
    Bioconjug Chem 19:1179-85. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Bioconjugated PLGA-4-arm-PEG branched polymeric nanoparticles as novel tumor targeting carriers
    Hong Ding
    Department of Chemistry, Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Nanotechnology 22:165101. 2011
    ..These studies on the ability of these bioconjugated PLGA-4-arm-PEG polymeric NPs suggest that the prepared polymeric NPs may serve as a promising platform for detection and targeted drug delivery for pancreatic cancer...
  34. pmc Enhancing the delivery of anti retroviral drug "Saquinavir" across the blood brain barrier using nanoparticles
    Supriya D Mahajan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Curr HIV Res 8:396-404. 2010
    ..These observations indicate that drug-loaded nanoparticles can deliver therapeutics across the BBB. These results highlight the potential of this nanoformulation in the treatment of Neuro-AIDS and other neurological disorders...
  35. pmc Gold nanorod--siRNA induces efficient in vivo gene silencing in the rat hippocampus
    Adela C Bonoiu
    State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 6:617-30. 2011
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Biocompatible magnetofluorescent probes: luminescent silicon quantum dots coupled with superparamagnetic iron(III) oxide
    Folarin Erogbogbo
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 4200, USA
    ACS Nano 4:5131-8. 2010
    ..Their luminescence stability in a prostate cancer tumor model microenvironment was demonstrated in vivo. This paves the way for multimodal silicon quantum-dot-based nanoplatforms for a variety of imaging and delivery applications...
  37. doi request reprint Nanoparticle enhanced surface plasmon resonance biosensing: application of gold nanorods
    Wing Cheung Law
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260 3000, USA
    Opt Express 17:19041-6. 2009
    ..This work paves the way to a new generation of ultra-sensitive nanoparticles-based biosensor platforms with maximized enhancement of sensitivity for ultra-fast screening and real-time detection of "hard-to-identify" biomolecules...
  38. pmc Biocompatible luminescent silicon quantum dots for imaging of cancer cells
    Folarin Erogbogbo
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, New York 14260 4200, USA
    ACS Nano 2:873-8. 2008
    ..These luminescent micelle-encapsulated Si QDs were used as luminescent labels for pancreatic cancer cells. This paves the way for silicon quantum dots to be a valuable optical probe in biomedical diagnostics...
  39. pmc MMP-9 gene silencing by a quantum dot-siRNA nanoplex delivery to maintain the integrity of the blood brain barrier
    Adela Bonoiu
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 14260 3000, USA
    Brain Res 1282:142-55. 2009
    ..This will prevent neuroinflammation and maintain the integrity of the BBB...
  40. doi request reprint Noninvasive real-time fluorescence imaging of the lymphatic uptake of BSA-IRDye 680 conjugate administered subcutaneously in mice
    Fang Wu
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Amherst, New York 14260, USA
    J Pharm Sci 101:1744-54. 2012
    ..Noninvasive real-time imaging of LNs provides a novel tool for evaluating uptake and accumulation of fluorescent-labeled proteins by the lymphatic system after s.c. injection in a mouse model...
  41. doi request reprint Functionalized quantum dots for biosensing and bioimaging and concerns on toxicity
    Yucheng Wang
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 5:2786-99. 2013
    ..In addition, recent concerns on the potential toxic effects of QDs are described as a general guidance for the development on QD formulations in future studies...
  42. doi request reprint An electrochemically actuated MEMS device for individualized drug delivery: an in vitro study
    Peiyi Song
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Adv Healthc Mater 2:1170-8. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that further development on the device will provide a promising novel platform for individualized disease treatment in future medicine as well as for automatic in vitro assays in drug development industry. ..
  43. doi request reprint Biodegradable nanocapsules as siRNA carriers for mutant K-Ras gene silencing of human pancreatic carcinoma cells
    Guimiao Lin
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Small 9:2757-63. 2013
    ..Cell viability studies show that the nanoparticles are highly biocompatible and non-toxic, indicating that CPLA-NC is a promising potential candidate for gene therapy in a clinical setting. ..
  44. pmc Gene Silencing of Human Neuronal Cells for Drug Addiction Therapy using Anisotropic Nanocrystals
    Wing Cheung Law
    1 Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Theranostics 2:695-704. 2012
    ..The PEGlyated surface offered high biocompatibilities and negligible cytotoxicities to the QR formulations that may facilitate the in vivo applications of these nanoparticles...
  45. doi request reprint High-resolution light microscopy using luminescent nanoparticles
    Tymish Y Ohulchanskyy
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol 2:162-75. 2010
    ..Advantages and disadvantages of every class of nanomaterials and their specific applications are briefly discussed...
  46. doi request reprint Anti-claudin-4-conjugated highly luminescent nanoparticles as biological labels for pancreatic cancer sensing
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 762:427-38. 2011
    ..This targeted QD platform will be further modified for the purpose of developing as an early detection imaging tool for pancreatic cancer...
  47. pmc Doxorubicin-conjugated quantum dots to target alveolar macrophages and inflammation
    Krishnan V Chakravarthy
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Nanomedicine 7:88-96. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that nanoparticle platforms can provide targeted macrophage-selective therapy for the treatment of pulmonary disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Wide dynamic range phase-sensitive surface plasmon resonance biosensor based on measuring the modulation harmonics
    Wing Cheung Law
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, Departments of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Biosens Bioelectron 23:627-32. 2007
    ..89 x 10(-7) in terms of refractive index units (RIU). In terms of biosensing performance, a detection sensitivity of 1.3 nM from the streptavidin-maleimide/thiolated BSA complex binding reaction has also been demonstrated...
  49. doi request reprint Mn-doped near-infrared quantum dots as multimodal targeted probes for pancreatic cancer imaging
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Nanotechnology 20:015102. 2009
    ..These studies suggest multimodal Mnd-QDs have the potentials as probes for early pancreatic cancer imaging and detection...
  50. doi request reprint Biocompatible near-infrared quantum dots as ultrasensitive probes for long-term in vivo imaging applications
    Ken Tye Yong
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4200, USA
    Small 5:1997-2004. 2009
    ..This study suggests that these NIR QDs can be potentially used for long-term targeted imaging and therapy studies in vivo...