Chapter 9. Bacterial Interactions with CdSe Quantum Dots and Environmental Implications

  1. Vicki H. Grassian
  1. Jay L. Nadeau1,2,
  2. John H. Priester3,
  3. Galen D. Stucky4 and
  4. Patricia A. Holden3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470396612.ch9

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental and Health Impacts

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental and Health Impacts

How to Cite

Nadeau, J. L., Priester, J. H., Stucky, G. D. and Holden, P. A. (2008) Bacterial Interactions with CdSe Quantum Dots and Environmental Implications, in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental and Health Impacts (ed V. H. Grassian), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470396612.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4

  2. 2

    University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA

  3. 3

    Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470081037

Online ISBN: 9780470396612

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Keywords:

  • CDSE quantum dots bacterial interaction;
  • bacterial microenvironment and nanoparticle association;
  • quantum dots - cellular labeling and photovoltaics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effects of Abiotic Factors on QD Fluorescence and Stability

  • Bacterial Microenvironments and Physical Associations with Nanoparticles

  • Biophysiochemical Interactions Between Bacteria and Quantum Dots

  • Microbial Ecological Implications

  • Environmental Implications

  • Research Needs

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References