A DTTA-ligated uridine-quantum dot conjugate as a bimodal contrast agent for cellular imaging

Junwon Park, Sankarprasad Bhuniya, Hyunseung Lee, Young Woock Noh, Yong Taik Lim, Jong Hwa Jung, Kwan Soo Hong, Jong Seung Kim

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Abstract

A uridine-quantum dot conjugate, a contrast agent for multimodal imaging, was synthesized. Its T1 relaxivity was 655 and 571.2 mM−1 s−1 per particle at 36 °C in phosphate buffered saline at 60 and 200 MHz, respectively. In vitro multimodal images confirmed its uptake by RAW 264.7 cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3218-3220
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Feb 29

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Park, J., Bhuniya, S., Lee, H., Noh, Y. W., Lim, Y. T., Jung, J. H., Hong, K. S., & Kim, J. S. (2012). A DTTA-ligated uridine-quantum dot conjugate as a bimodal contrast agent for cellular imaging. Chemical Communications, 48(26), 3218-3220. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2cc17555j