Quantum dots for imaging and its safety

Recent years have witnessed a giant leap in the synthesis and studies of Quantum dots (QDs). With their remarkable photophysical properties, QDs have emerged as an essential material in material science research. QDs are multifaceted, with their applications ranging from optical to next-generation theranostics.

In Biomedical research, visual analysis of cellular parameters plays a crucial role in understanding the mechanisms and cellular transport. Due to their high photostability and fluorescence intensity, they are inevitable in imaging applications. QDs can be used for long time imaging when compared to their conventional organic dyes. Moreover, they can be easily used for multiplex imaging that regular fluorescent dyes cannot achieve.

Nanoco Group PLC (LON:NANO) leads the world in the research, development and large-scale manufacture of heavy metal-free nanomaterials for use in displays, lighting, vertical farming, solar energy and bio-imaging.

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