Construction of a molecular beacon based on two-photon excited fluorescence resonance energy transfer with quantum dot as donor

Lingzhi Liu, Hui Li, Ting Qiu, Guohua Zhou, Kwok Yin Wong, Zhike He, Zhihong Liu

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A new molecular beacon (MB) driven by two-photon excitation (TPE) using quantum dots as energy donor is constructed, which provides reduced direct excitation of acceptor and is free of interferences from autofluorescence or scattering light in a complicated biological matrix.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2622-2624
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2011

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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