Development of biocompatible fluorescent gelatin nanocarriers for cell imaging and anticancer drug targeting

Fluorescent carbon dots have attracted a great deal of attention in imaging and related biomedical applications due to their excellent photoluminescence properties, low cost, high quantum yield and low cytotoxicity in comparison with semiconductor quantum dots based on metallic elements

Parinaz Nezhad-Mokhtari; Nasser Arsalani; Marjan Ghorbani; Hamed Hamishehkar

2018

Scholarcy highlights

  • Fluorescent carbon dots have attracted a great deal of attention in imaging and related biomedical applications due to their excellent photoluminescence properties, low cost, high quantum yield and low cytotoxicity in comparison with semiconductor quantum dots based on metallic elements
  • The MTT assay revealed that the MTX-loaded nanocarriers have higher cytotoxicity in MCF-7 breast cancer cells than nanocarriers without MTX
  • Ghorbani M, Hamishehkar H Redox and pH-responsive gold nanoparticles as a new platform for simultaneous triple anti-cancer drugs targeting

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