cadmium compounds

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Summary: Inorganic compounds that contain cadmium as an integral part of the molecule.

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  1. Smith W, Brownell J, White C, Afsharinejad Z, Tsai J, Hu X, et al. In vitro toxicity assessment of amphiphillic polymer-coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dots in two human liver cell models. ACS Nano. 2012;6:9475-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, further in vivo studies are warranted to ensure that TOPO-PMAT-coated Qdots used in biomedical applications do not induce inflammatory responses as a consequence of hepatic uptake...
  2. Ying E, Li D, Guo S, Dong S, Wang J. Synthesis and bio-imaging application of highly luminescent mercaptosuccinic acid-coated CdTe nanocrystals. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e2222 pubmed publisher
    ..Under optimal conditions, the QY of CdTe nanocrystals is even high up to 83%. The biological application of luminescent MSA-CdTe to HEK 293 cell imaging was also illustrated...
  3. Su Y, Hu M, Fan C, He Y, Li Q, Li W, et al. The cytotoxicity of CdTe quantum dots and the relative contributions from released cadmium ions and nanoparticle properties. Biomaterials. 2010;31:4829-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, we discovered that the cytotoxicity of QDs was based on the concentration of total QDs ingested by cells. Our data clearly showed that specific properties of nanoparticles have an obvious influence on their cytotoxicity...
  4. Deng Z, Schulz O, Lin S, Ding B, Liu X, Wei X, et al. Aqueous synthesis of zinc blende CdTe/CdS magic-core/thick-shell tetrahedral-shaped nanocrystals with emission tunable to near-infrared. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:5592-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The magic-core/thick-shell nanocrystals may represent an important step toward the synthesis and application of next-generation colloidal nanocrystals from solar cell conversion to intracellular imaging...
  5. Sharon E, Freeman R, Willner I. CdSe/ZnS quantum dots-G-quadruplex/hemin hybrids as optical DNA sensors and aptasensors. Anal Chem. 2010;82:7073-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This phenomenon is implemented to develop DNA sensors or aptasensors by tailoring hairpin-functionalized QDs that generate the hemin/G-quadruplex quenchers upon sensing of the respective analytes...
  6. Yan M, Zhang Y, Xu K, Fu T, Qin H, Zheng X. An in vitro study of vascular endothelial toxicity of CdTe quantum dots. Toxicology. 2011;282:94-103 pubmed publisher
    ..These results also provide helpful guidance on the future safe use and manipulation of QDs to make them more suitable tools in nanomedicine...
  7. Su Y, He Y, Lu H, Sai L, Li Q, Li W, et al. The cytotoxicity of cadmium based, aqueous phase - synthesized, quantum dots and its modulation by surface coating. Biomaterials. 2009;30:19-25 pubmed publisher
  8. Vieira C, Almeida D, de Thomaz A, Menna Barreto R, dos Santos Mallet J, Cesar C, et al. Studying nanotoxic effects of CdTe quantum dots in Trypanosoma cruzi. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2011;106:158-65 pubmed
    ..Taken together, our data indicate that 2 ?M QD can be used for the successful long-term study of the parasite-vector interaction in real time...
  9. Biju V, Itoh T, Anas A, Sujith A, Ishikawa M. Semiconductor quantum dots and metal nanoparticles: syntheses, optical properties, and biological applications. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2008;391:2469-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Other aspects of the review are in vivo deep tissue imaging, multiphoton excitation, NIR fluorescence and SERS imaging, and toxic effects of NPs and their clearance from the body...

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  1. Freeman R, Liu X, Willner I. Chemiluminescent and chemiluminescence resonance energy transfer (CRET) detection of DNA, metal ions, and aptamer-substrate complexes using hemin/G-quadruplexes and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. J Am Chem Soc. 2011;133:11597-604 pubmed publisher
    ..By the application of three different sized QDs functionalized with different hairpins, the multiplexed analysis of three different DNA targets is demonstrated by the generation of three different CRET luminescence signals...
  2. Wu M, Shi H, He L, Xu J, Chen H. Microchip device with 64-site electrode array for multiplexed immunoassay of cell surface antigens based on electrochemiluminescence resonance energy transfer. Anal Chem. 2012;84:4207-13 pubmed publisher
    ..This platform provides a rapid and simple but sensitive approach with microliter-level sample volume and holds great promise for multiplexed detection of antigens and antigen-specific cells...
  3. Owen J, Park J, Trudeau P, Alivisatos A. Reaction chemistry and ligand exchange at cadmium-selenide nanocrystal surfaces. J Am Chem Soc. 2008;130:12279-81 pubmed publisher
    ..These results, in conjunction with previous literature reports, indicate that as-prepared nanocrystal surfaces are terminated by X-type binding of octadecylphosphonate moieties to a layer of excess cadmium ions...
  4. Tortiglione C, Quarta A, Malvindi M, Tino A, Pellegrino T. Fluorescent nanocrystals reveal regulated portals of entry into and between the cells of Hydra. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e7698 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, tracking QR labelled cells during development and regeneration allowed us to uncover novel intercellular trafficking and cell dynamics underlying the remarkable plasticity of this ancient organism. ..
  5. Priester J, Stoimenov P, Mielke R, Webb S, Ehrhardt C, Zhang J, et al. Effects of soluble cadmium salts versus CdSe quantum dots on the growth of planktonic Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Environ Sci Technol. 2009;43:2589-94 pubmed
    ..Taken together, QDs were more toxic to this opportunistic pathogen than cadmium ions, and were affected by cells through QD extracellular stabilization, intracellular enrichment and cell-associated decay...
  6. Lee H, Shin D, Song H, Yuk J, Lee Z, Lee S, et al. Nanoparticles up-regulate tumor necrosis factor-alpha and CXCL8 via reactive oxygen species and mitogen-activated protein kinase activation. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2009;238:160-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide novel insights into the QD-mediated chemokine induction and inflammatory toxic responses in vitro and in vivo...
  7. Moreels I, Rainò G, Gomes R, Hens Z, Stöferle T, Mahrt R. Band-edge exciton fine structure of small, nearly spherical colloidal CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. ACS Nano. 2011;5:8033-9 pubmed publisher
    ..From the experimental and theoretical data we conclude that shape anisotropy and exchange interactions dominate over the crystal field anisotropy-induced splitting in this size range...
  8. Li S, Wang Y, Wang H, Bai Y, Liang G, Wang Y, et al. MicroRNAs as participants in cytotoxicity of CdTe quantum dots in NIH/3T3 cells. Biomaterials. 2011;32:3807-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the differential expression of miRNAs are induced by CdTe QDs at the processing of miRNA biogenesis, which is an adaptive process of cells to external stimuli...
  9. Mi C, Wang Y, Zhang J, Huang H, Xu L, Wang S, et al. Biosynthesis and characterization of CdS quantum dots in genetically engineered Escherichia coli. J Biotechnol. 2011;153:125-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Our work demonstrates that genetically engineered bacteria can be used to synthesize QDs. The biologically synthesized QDs are expected to be more biocompatible probes in bio-labeling and imaging...
  10. Tang M, Wang M, Xing T, Zeng J, Wang H, Ruan D. Mechanisms of unmodified CdSe quantum dot-induced elevation of cytoplasmic calcium levels in primary cultures of rat hippocampal neurons. Biomaterials. 2008;29:4383-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results imply that more research on the biocompatibility and biosafety of QD is both warranted and necessary...
  11. Zhu H, Song N, Lian T. Controlling charge separation and recombination rates in CdSe/ZnS type I core-shell quantum dots by shell thicknesses. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:15038-45 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding suggests possible ways of optimizing the charge separation yield and lifetime by controlling the thickness and nature of the shell materials...
  12. Jie G, Zhang J, Wang D, Cheng C, Chen H, Zhu J. Electrochemiluminescence immunosensor based on CdSe nanocomposites. Anal Chem. 2008;80:4033-9 pubmed publisher
    ..02-200 ng mL(-1), and the detection limit was 0.001 ng mL(-1). The immunosensor has the advantages of high sensitivity, speed, specificity, and stability and could become a promising technique for protein detection...
  13. Morosini V, Bastogne T, Frochot C, Schneider R, François A, Guillemin F, et al. Quantum dot-folic acid conjugates as potential photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy of cancer. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2011;10:842-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Optimal conditions led to an enhanced photocytotoxicity response, allowing us to validate the ability of QDs to generate a photodynamic effect and of folic acid-conjugated QDs for targeted PDT...
  14. Bao H, Lu Z, Cui X, Qiao Y, Guo J, Anderson J, et al. Extracellular microbial synthesis of biocompatible CdTe quantum dots. Acta Biomater. 2010;6:3534-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The biosynthesized QDs may have great potential in broad bio-imaging and bio-labeling applications...
  15. Park S, Chibli H, Wong J, Nadeau J. Antimicrobial activity and cellular toxicity of nanoparticle-polymyxin B conjugates. Nanotechnology. 2011;22:185101 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show that it is possible to create antimicrobial agents using concentrations of CdTe quantum dots that do not harm mammalian cells...
  16. Anderson R, Chan W. Systematic investigation of preparing biocompatible, single, and small ZnS-Capped CdSe quantum dots with amphiphilic polymers. ACS Nano. 2008;2:1341-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The results from these studies will have implications in the design of QDs and other nanoparticles for biological and biomedical applications...
  17. Bang J, Kamat P. Quantum dot sensitized solar cells. A tale of two semiconductor nanocrystals: CdSe and CdTe. ACS Nano. 2009;3:1467-76 pubmed publisher
    ..The anodic corrosion and exchange of Te with S dominate the charge transfer at the CdTe interface. Factors that dictate the efficiency and photostability of CdSe and CdTe quantum dots are discussed...
  18. Schneider R, Wolpert C, Guilloteau H, Balan L, Lambert J, Merlin C. The exposure of bacteria to CdTe-core quantum dots: the importance of surface chemistry on cytotoxicity. Nanotechnology. 2009;20:225101 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggests that QD cytotoxicity is rather due to the formation of TeO2 and probably the existence of CdO formed by surface oxidation. In this respect, QDs possessing a CdO shell appeared very toxic...
  19. Stern S, Zolnik B, McLeland C, Clogston J, Zheng J, McNeil S. Induction of autophagy in porcine kidney cells by quantum dots: a common cellular response to nanomaterials?. Toxicol Sci. 2008;106:140-52 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that QD cytotoxicity is dependent upon properties of the particle as a whole, and not exclusively the metal core materials...
  20. Gerhards C, Schulz Drost C, Sgobba V, Guldi D. Conjugating luminescent CdTe quantum dots with biomolecules. J Phys Chem B. 2008;112:14482-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Notably, these interactions depend on the size of the QDs. Repulsive forces, on the other hand, are operative between the positively capped QDs and cyt c, hampering any bioconjugation...
  21. Juzenas P, Chen W, Sun Y, Coelho M, Generalov R, Generalova N, et al. Quantum dots and nanoparticles for photodynamic and radiation therapies of cancer. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2008;60:1600-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Such concept of using quantum dots and nanoparticles to yield electrons and radicals in photodynamic and radiation therapies as well their combination is reviewed in this article...
  22. Schwerdtle T, Ebert F, Thuy C, Richter C, Mullenders L, Hartwig A. Genotoxicity of soluble and particulate cadmium compounds: impact on oxidative DNA damage and nucleotide excision repair. Chem Res Toxicol. 2010;23:432-42 pubmed publisher
    Water-soluble and particulate cadmium compounds are carcinogenic to humans...
  23. Anas A, Akita H, Harashima H, Itoh T, Ishikawa M, Biju V. Photosensitized breakage and damage of DNA by CdSe-ZnS quantum dots. J Phys Chem B. 2008;112:10005-11 pubmed publisher
    ..In this regard, photosensitized damage of pDNA observed in the current work shows possibilities of QDs in nucleus-targeted photodynamic therapy...
  24. Abbene L, Gerardi G, Principato F, Del Sordo S, Ienzi R, Raso G. High-rate x-ray spectroscopy in mammography with a CdTe detector: a digital pulse processing approach. Med Phys. 2010;37:6147-56 pubmed
    ..In this work we present a detection system, based on a CdTe detector and an innovative digital pulse processing (DPP) system, for high-rate x-ray spectroscopy in mammography...
  25. Fazlollahi F, Sipos A, Kim Y, Hamm Alvarez S, Borok Z, Kim K, et al. Translocation of PEGylated quantum dots across rat alveolar epithelial cell monolayers. Int J Nanomedicine. 2011;6:2849-57 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, primary rat alveolar epithelial cell monolayers (RAECM) were used to investigate transalveolar epithelial quantum dot trafficking rates and underlying transport mechanisms...
  26. Ma Hock L, Brill S, Wohlleben W, Farias P, Chaves C, Tenório D, et al. Short term inhalation toxicity of a liquid aerosol of CdS/Cd(OH)? core shell quantum dots in male Wistar rats. Toxicol Lett. 2012;208:115-24 pubmed publisher
    ..There was no evidence that QD were translocated to the central nervous system nor that a systemic acute phase response occurred...
  27. Tang M, Xing T, Zeng J, Wang H, Li C, Yin S, et al. Unmodified CdSe quantum dots induce elevation of cytoplasmic calcium levels and impairment of functional properties of sodium channels in rat primary cultured hippocampal neurons. Environ Health Perspect. 2008;116:915-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Meanwhile the interference of QDs with voltage-gated sodium channel (VGSC) current (I(Na)) may lead to changes in electrical activity and worsen neurotoxicologic damage...
  28. Conroy J, Byrne S, Gun ko Y, Rakovich Y, Donegan J, Davies A, et al. CdTe nanoparticles display tropism to core histones and histone-rich cell organelles. Small. 2008;4:2006-15 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings strongly suggest that charge-mediated QD/histone interactions could provide the basis for QD nuclear localization downstream of intracellular transport mechanisms...
  29. Chu M, Wu F, Zhang Q, Liu T, Yu Y, Ji A, et al. A novel method for preparing quantum dot nanospheres with narrow size distribution. Nanoscale. 2010;2:542-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This work provides a novel and simple method for preparing nanoscale spheres encapsulating differently colored QDs. We also present an ultrathin sectioning method for investigating the interior details of nanomaterials...
  30. Tian J, Liu R, Zhao Y, Peng Y, Hong X, Xu Q, et al. Synthesis of CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots and their application in imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma cells and immunoassay for alpha fetoprotein. Nanotechnology. 2010;21:305101 pubmed publisher
  31. Zhang H, Sun P, Liu C, Gao H, Xu L, Fang J, et al. L-Cysteine capped CdTe-CdS core-shell quantum dots: preparation, characterization and immuno-labeling of HeLa cells. Luminescence. 2011;26:86-92 pubmed publisher
    ..It was indicated that this kind of QD would have application potential in bio-labeling and cell imaging...
  32. Xia Y, Song L, Zhu C. Turn-on and near-infrared fluorescent sensing for 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene based on hybrid (gold nanorod)-(quantum dots) assembly. Anal Chem. 2011;83:1401-7 pubmed publisher
    ..1 nM. Importantly, TNT can be well distinguished from its analogues due to their electron deficiency difference. The developed method is successfully applied to TNT sensing in real environmental samples...
  33. García Santamaría F, Brovelli S, Viswanatha R, Hollingsworth J, Htoon H, Crooker S, et al. Breakdown of volume scaling in Auger recombination in CdSe/CdS heteronanocrystals: the role of the core-shell interface. Nano Lett. 2011;11:687-93 pubmed publisher
    ..These data highlight the importance of NC interfacial structure in the AR process and provide general guidelines for the development of new nanostructures with suppressed AR for future lasing applications...
  34. Li H, Li M, Shih W, Lelkes P, Shih W. Cytotoxicity tests of water soluble ZnS and CdS quantum dots. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2011;11:3543-51 pubmed
    ..The nontoxicity of the aqueous ZnS QDs makes them favorable for in vivo imaging applications...
  35. Li S, Wang H, Qi Y, Tu J, Bai Y, Tian T, et al. Assessment of nanomaterial cytotoxicity with SOLiD sequencing-based microRNA expression profiling. Biomaterials. 2011;32:9021-30 pubmed publisher
  36. Miao S, Hickey S, Rellinghaus B, Waurisch C, Eychmuller A. Synthesis and characterization of cadmium phosphide quantum dots emitting in the visible red to near-infrared. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:5613-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Photoelectrochemical investigations revealed that the cadmium phosphide QD-derivatized electrodes show an optical response and that photocurrents of several nanoamperes per square centimeter can be obtained upon illumination...
  37. Chen Z, Chen H, Meng H, Xing G, Gao X, Sun B, et al. Bio-distribution and metabolic paths of silica coated CdSeS quantum dots. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2008;230:364-71 pubmed publisher
    ..After five days, 8.6% of the injected dose of aggregated QDs still remained in hepatic tissue and it was difficult for this fraction to clear...
  38. Kim J, Park Y, Yoon T, Yoon C, Choi K. Phototoxicity of CdSe/ZnSe quantum dots with surface coatings of 3-mercaptopropionic acid or tri-n-octylphosphine oxide/gum arabic in Daphnia magna under environmentally relevant UV-B light. Aquat Toxicol. 2010;97:116-24 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations suggest that the phototoxicity of QDs may be explained not only by Cd release from the QD core but also by stability of surface coating characteristics and other potential causes such as ROS generation...
  39. Khatchadourian A, Maysinger D. Lipid droplets: their role in nanoparticle-induced oxidative stress. Mol Pharm. 2009;6:1125-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Results from these studies suggest that oleic acid-induced LD in PC12 cells are dynamic and adaptive organelles, which provide energy to starving cells and facilitate their rescue under starvation and exposure to metallic nanoparticles...
  40. Li K, Chen J, Bai S, Wen X, Song S, Yu Q, et al. Intracellular oxidative stress and cadmium ions release induce cytotoxicity of unmodified cadmium sulfide quantum dots. Toxicol In Vitro. 2009;23:1007-13 pubmed publisher
    ..To fully understand the cytotoxicity of after-degradation QDs, we synthesized CdS QDs and investigated its toxicity mechanism...
  41. Xu P, Li J, Shi L, Selke M, Chen B, Wang X. Synergetic effect of functional cadmium-tellurium quantum dots conjugated with gambogic acid for HepG2 cell-labeling and proliferation inhibition. Int J Nanomedicine. 2013;8:3729-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the fluorescent GA-CdTe offered a new strategy for potential multimode cancer therapy and provided new channels for research into naturally-active compounds extracted from traditional Chinese medicinal plants. ..
  42. Wang X, Zheng J, Sui X, Xie H, Liu B, Zhao X. CdS quantum dots sensitized solar cells based on free-standing and through-hole TiO2 nanotube arrays. Dalton Trans. 2013;42:14726-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The cells with TNAs ca. 20 ?m long (obtained by anodization for 4 h) and 5 SILAR cycles show a photovoltaic conversion efficiency as high as 1.187% under simulated sunlight (AM 1.5, 100 mW cm(-2)). ..
  43. Morelli E, Salvadori E, Bizzarri R, Cioni P, Gabellieri E. Interaction of CdSe/ZnS quantum dots with the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum and the green alga Dunaliella tertiolecta: a biophysical approach. Biophys Chem. 2013;182:4-10 pubmed publisher
    ..5-2nM, suggesting a hormetic response. No effect in the parameters indicating oxidative stress was observed in the green alga. In conclusion our results showed that the biological effects were species-specific. ..
  44. Bera S, Mondal S, Ray S. Optical properties of CdSe nanoparticles embedded in polyvinyl alcohol matrix. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2013;13:300-5 pubmed
    ..The spectral photocurrent measurements of CdSe-polymer composite materials have also been studied. ..
  45. Gallagher S, Comby S, Wojdyla M, Gunnlaugsson T, Kelly J, Gun ko Y, et al. Efficient quenching of TGA-capped CdTe quantum dot emission by a surface-coordinated europium(III) cyclen complex. Inorg Chem. 2013;52:4133-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The quenching dynamics are elucidated using steady-state emission and picosecond transient absorption. ..
  46. Lecavalier M, Goulet M, Allen C, Beaulieu L, Lariviere D. Water-dispersable colloidal quantum dots for the detection of ionizing radiation. Chem Commun (Camb). 2013;49:11629-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Results demonstrate a linear relationship between emitted luminescence and dose-activity. These results suggest that cQDs alone could be used as liquid scintillators for specific environmental and medical applications. ..
  47. Yang Q, Tan X, Yang J. Sensitive determination of enoxacin in pharmaceutical formulations by its quench effect on the fluorescence of glutathione-capped CdTe quantum dots. Luminescence. 2016;31:241-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The proposed method manifested several advantages such as high sensitivity, short analysis time, low cost and ease of operation. ..
  48. Liu Y, Wang F, Hoy J, Wayman V, Steinberg L, Loomis R, et al. Bright core-shell semiconductor quantum wires. J Am Chem Soc. 2012;134:18797-803 pubmed publisher
    ..The present results demonstrate that the optical properties, emission-peak shape and photoluminescence efficiencies, are independent of the presence or absence of such structural alternations. ..
  49. McConnachie L, Botta D, White C, Weldy C, Wilkerson H, Yu J, et al. The glutathione synthesis gene Gclm modulates amphiphilic polymer-coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dot-induced lung inflammation in mice. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e64165 pubmed publisher
    ..Because there is a common polymorphism in humans that influences GCLM expression, these findings imply that humans with reduced GSH synthesis capabilities may be more susceptible to the pro-inflammatory effects of QDs. ..
  50. Cordones A, Knappenberger K, Leone S. Linking on-state memory and distributed kinetics in single nanocrystal blinking. J Phys Chem B. 2013;117:4241-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This effect is found to be universal, occurring for two nanocrystal morphologies and in blinking data measured using a wide range of continuous and pulsed excitation conditions. ..
  51. Li X, Yang P, Liu N, Zhang Y, Zhang R. Surface modification and conjugation with immunoglobin G of highly luminescent CdSe/Cd0.5Zn0.5S quantum dots. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2013;13:198-203 pubmed
    ..Because the QDs revealed a high PL efficiency up to 30% after conjugation with IgG, they will have important applications in biological and medical research fields. ..
  52. Mohammad Rezaei R, Razmi H, Abdolmohammad Zadeh H. D-penicillamine capped cadmium telluride quantum dots as a novel fluorometric sensor of copper(II). Luminescence. 2013;28:503-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The DPA-capped CdTe QDs was successfully applied for determination of Cu(2+) concentration in river, well and tap waters with satisfactory results. ..
  53. Schumacher T, Giessen H, Lippitz M. Ultrafast spectroscopy of quantum confined states in a single CdSe nanowire. Nano Lett. 2013;13:1706-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Of these excitations, less than 1% lead to a photon in the optical far-field. Almost all emission is reabsorbed by other parts of the nanowire. These findings might explain the low overall quantum efficiency of CdSe nanowires...
  54. Liu G, Liang S, Wu W, Lin R, Qing N, Liang R, et al. Template-free synthesis of a CdSnO3·3H2O hollow-nanocuboid photocatalyst via a facile microwave hydrothermal method. Nanotechnology. 2013;24:255601 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the excellent stability for the benzene decomposition was attributed to the positive charge on the catalyst surface, which was analyzed both by electron spin resonance and Zeta-potentials...
  55. Cui J, Beyler A, Marshall L, Chen O, Harris D, Wanger D, et al. Direct probe of spectral inhomogeneity reveals synthetic tunability of single-nanocrystal spectral linewidths. Nat Chem. 2013;5:602-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings delineate the synthetic challenges facing underdeveloped nanomaterials such as InP and InAs core-shell particles and introduce new avenues for the synthetic optimization of fluorescent nanoparticles. ..
  56. Zhou N, Yang Y, Huang X, Wu H, Luo Y, Li D, et al. Panchromatic quantum-dot-sensitized solar cells based on a parallel tandem structure. ChemSusChem. 2013;6:687-92 pubmed publisher
    ..12?mA?cm(-2) have been achieved; this value is nearly equal to the sum of the two constituent QD-sensitized devices and gives rise to a solar power-conversion efficiency of 5.06?%...
  57. Wang T, Hsieh H, Hsieh Y, Chiang C, Sun Y, Wang C. The in vivo biodistribution and fate of CdSe quantum dots in the murine model: a laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry study. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2012;404:3025-36 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the advantage in spatial resolution of LA-ICP-MS is one of the most powerful tools to probe the fate, interactions and biodistribution of quantum dots in vivo...
  58. Li H, Zhou Y, Chen L, Luo W, Xu Q, Wang X, et al. Rational and scalable fabrication of high-quality WO3/CdS core/shell nanowire arrays for photoanodes toward enhanced charge separation and transport under visible light. Nanoscale. 2013;5:11933-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The present results imply that the WO3/CdS core/shell heterostructure nanowire arrays may be useful in the design of nanostructure photoanodes toward highly efficient PEC cells. ..
  59. Ceseracciu L, Miszta K, De Angelis F, Marras S, Prato M, Brescia R, et al. Compression stiffness of porous nanostructures from self-assembly of branched nanocrystals. Nanoscale. 2013;5:681-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The simple model based on the relative density of the superstructures holds also when the chemical composition of the superstructures is modified by processes such as cation exchange of Cd(2+) with Cu(+) and oxygen plasma treatment...
  60. Aoshima K. [Itai-itai disease: cadmium-induced renal tubular osteomalacia]. Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2012;67:455-63 pubmed
    ..In this paper, the recent epidemiological and clinical features of itai-itai disease are discussed on the basis of a review of the cases of these 19 female patients...
  61. Zhang L, Jiang J, Luo J, Zhang L, Cai J, Teng J, et al. A label-free electrochemiluminescence cytosensors for specific detection of early apoptosis. Biosens Bioelectron. 2013;49:46-52 pubmed publisher
    ..0 × 10(6) cells mL(-1) with a detection limit of 500 cells mL(-1). The reported strategy has provided a promising platform for highly sensitive cytosensing and convenient screening of some clinically anticancer drugs...
  62. Valera E, Muriano A, Pividori I, Sanchez Baeza F, Marco M. Development of a Coulombimetric immunosensor based on specific antibodies labeled with CdS nanoparticles for sulfonamide antibiotic residues analysis and its application to honey samples. Biosens Bioelectron. 2013;43:211-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to the use of magnetic racks, multiple samples can be run simultaneously. The whole analysis process can be performed in around 22min...
  63. Freitas M, Viswanathan S, Nouws H, Oliveira M, Delerue Matos C. Iron oxide/gold core/shell nanomagnetic probes and CdS biolabels for amplified electrochemical immunosensing of Salmonella typhimurium. Biosens Bioelectron. 2014;51:195-200 pubmed publisher
    ..typhimurium in real samples. Therefore, the developed methodology could contribute to the improvement of the quality control of food samples...
  64. Hendricks M, Cossairt B, Owen J. The importance of nanocrystal precursor conversion kinetics: mechanism of the reaction between cadmium carboxylate and cadmium bis(diphenyldithiophosphinate). ACS Nano. 2012;6:10054-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In light of these results we discuss the importance of well-defined precursor reactivity to reproducible conversion kinetics and the synthesis of nanocrystals with unambiguous chemical composition...
  65. Hartmann L, Kumar A, Welker M, Fiore A, Julien Rabant C, Gromova M, et al. Quenching dynamics in CdSe nanoparticles: surface-induced defects upon dilution. ACS Nano. 2012;6:9033-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This provides a value of 2.88 ± 0.02 for the number of quenchers per QD. We extract the quenching dynamics of one site. It appears to be a process with a distribution of rates that does not involve the ligands...