One-pot aqueous synthesis of highly strained CdTe/CdS/ZnS nanocrystals and their interactions with cells

Mehriban Ulusoy, Johanna-Gabriela Walter, Antonina Lavrentieva, Imme Kretschmer, Lydia Sandiford, Alix Le Marois, Rebecca Bongartz, Pooyan Aliuos, Klaus Suhling, Frank Stahl, Mark Green, Thomas Scheper
2015 RSC Advances  
An aqueous approach enhancing the properties of small-core/thick-shell CdTe/CdS nanocrystals by deposition of an outer ZnS shell was developed. The as-prepared nanocrystals were conjugated with aptamer for the targeted imaging of cancer cells.
doi:10.1039/c4ra13386b fatcat:zzar22u4yvgznnc6lwjacyhbae