Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2231-5683

ISSN Online :  2231-5691


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A Review on in-Vivo Imaging of Cancer Cells by Bioconjugated Quantum Dots

Address:   Indranil Singh*
60/02 SMQ Sgt. Prem Kumar Pinto Park 2, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh 474005
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2231-5691.2018.00042.4

Nanotechnology is one of the fastest evolving fields which are multidisciplinary in its nature. It is basically about engineering the components like atoms or molecular components in the range of 1 to 100 nm. Noteworthy optical, idiosyncratic electrical and structural properties have led the way to the remarkable development in the interdisciplinary field like that of cancer nanotechnology. Targeted therapy, molecular diagnostic and imaging are the various fields of its application. This has really changed the way we look at cancer. Discovery of biomarkers, invention of the bio conjugated nanoparticle and Nano cantilever arrays are the others. While nanoparticle with their high surface to volume ratio and novel properties has tremendously increased our knowledge of it and carve the way for early detection, specific diagnosis, and personalized oncology. Quantum dots having all the three dimensions in nanometer range are among the prime area of research in early detection. In this article, I will elaborate over the quantum dot and its application in cancer imaging leading to the personalized oncology.
Nanotechnology, nanoparticles, cancer detection, quantum dots, molecular imaging.
Indranil Singh. A Review on in-Vivo Imaging of Cancer Cells by Bioconjugated Quantum Dots. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 2018; 8(4): 243-248.
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