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April 16th, 2006

Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Trace Amounts of Proteins

Abstract:
The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) of Japan has succeeded in the synthesis of unique high quality fluorescent quantum dots, and the development of nano-biohybrid materials for protein and DNA/RNA measurements using quantum dots. Furthermore, the AIST has successfully synthesized avidin- or biotin-conjugated quantum dots, and by the combination of both quantum dot hybrid materials, dramatically enhanced the sensitivity of antibody-based detection of proteins.

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