Carbon quantum dots: synthesis, characterization, and assessment of cytocompatibility

We investigated the cytotoxicity of as-prepared carbon quantum dots using rat mesangial cells

Zhengwei Zhang; Yu Duan; Yan Yu; Zhengyu Yan; Jianqiu Chen

2015

Scholarcy highlights

  • A simple method for the synthesis of water-soluble carbon quantum dots has been developed by chemical oxidation treatment of the flour
  • We investigated the cytotoxicity of as-prepared CQDs using rat mesangial cells
  • The as-synthesized carbon quantum dots were tested to label and image rat mesangial cells in vitro and demonstrated to be highly promising biological fluorescent probes

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