Byron Ballou

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Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of quantum dots in mice
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, and Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Bioconjug Chem 15:79-86. 2004
  2. pmc Fluorescent DNA nanotags: supramolecular fluorescent labels based on intercalating dye arrays assembled on nanostructured DNA templates
    Andrea L Benvin
    Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 129:2025-34. 2007
  3. pmc Nanoparticle transport from mouse vagina to adjacent lymph nodes
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center MBIC, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51995. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence imaging of tumors in vivo
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Department of Biology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Med Chem 12:795-805. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node imaging using quantum dots in mouse tumor models
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Department of Biological Sciences, and Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Bioconjug Chem 18:389-96. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Imaging vasculature and lymphatic flow in mice using quantum dots
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 574:63-74. 2009
  7. pmc Long-term persistence and spectral blue shifting of quantum dots in vivo
    James A J Fitzpatrick
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Nano Lett 9:2736-41. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Cholera toxin B conjugated quantum dots for live cell labeling
    Subhasish K Chakraborty
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Nano Lett 7:2618-26. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantum dot surfaces for use in vivo and in vitro
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, and Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Top Dev Biol 70:103-20. 2005

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of quantum dots in mice
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, and Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Bioconjug Chem 15:79-86. 2004
    ..Surface coatings also determined the in vivo localization of the quantum dots. Long-term experiments demonstrated that these quantum dots remain fluorescent after at least four months in vivo...
  2. pmc Fluorescent DNA nanotags: supramolecular fluorescent labels based on intercalating dye arrays assembled on nanostructured DNA templates
    Andrea L Benvin
    Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 129:2025-34. 2007
    ..Simple biotinylation of the DNA template allows for labeling of streptavidin-coated synthetic microspheres and mouse T-cells...
  3. pmc Nanoparticle transport from mouse vagina to adjacent lymph nodes
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center MBIC, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51995. 2012
    ..Our results imply that targeted transport of microbicides or immunogens from the vagina to local lymph organs is feasible. They also offer an in vivo model for assessing the toxicity of compounds intended for intravaginal use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence imaging of tumors in vivo
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Department of Biology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Med Chem 12:795-805. 2005
    ..GFP-based fluorescence imaging is briefly discussed. The authors believe that improvements in near-infrared fluorochromes are required to enable practical imaging in tissues at centimeter depths...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node imaging using quantum dots in mouse tumor models
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Department of Biological Sciences, and Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Bioconjug Chem 18:389-96. 2007
    ..Examination of the sentinel nodes identified by quantum dot localization showed that at least some contained metastatic tumor foci...
  6. doi request reprint Imaging vasculature and lymphatic flow in mice using quantum dots
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 574:63-74. 2009
    ..We detail methods for use with commercially available quantum dots and discuss common difficulties...
  7. pmc Long-term persistence and spectral blue shifting of quantum dots in vivo
    James A J Fitzpatrick
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Nano Lett 9:2736-41. 2009
    ..Systemically administered quantum dots persist and retain fluorescence for up to two-years in vivo, but with significantly blue-shifted emission...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cholera toxin B conjugated quantum dots for live cell labeling
    Subhasish K Chakraborty
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Nano Lett 7:2618-26. 2007
    ..Thus CTB conjugates are a practical alternative to polyarginine conjugates for the general labeling of mammalian cells...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantum dot surfaces for use in vivo and in vitro
    Byron Ballou
    Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, and Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Top Dev Biol 70:103-20. 2005