Production of Quantum Dot Barcodes Using Biological Self-Assembly

Authors

  • Sakandar Rauf,

    1. Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering University of Glasgow Rankine Building, Oakfield Avenue Glasgow, G12 8LT (UK)
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  • Andrew Glidle,

    1. Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering University of Glasgow Rankine Building, Oakfield Avenue Glasgow, G12 8LT (UK)
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  • Jon M. Cooper

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering University of Glasgow Rankine Building, Oakfield Avenue Glasgow, G12 8LT (UK)
    • Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering University of Glasgow Rankine Building, Oakfield Avenue Glasgow, G12 8LT (UK).
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Abstract

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A new strategy to produce stable barcodes using biological self-assembly of streptavidin- and biotin-functionalized quantum dots is reported. Such systems are of potential use in multiplexed immunoassay and nucleic acid hybridization assays.

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