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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1250668
Description: We report on the modification of the efficiency of singlet oxygen generation in photosensitizers conjugated to dielectric (CeF₃) and metal (Au) nanoparticles in water. The conjugates were formed with ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221074
Description: In this study, poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) nanocomposites were developed by incorporating a photosensitizer, verteporfin and gold nanoparticles into this polymeric matrix and utilised for enh ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1199621
Description: In this paper, PLGA nanocomposites were developed by incorporating a photosensitizer, verteporfin and gold nanoparticles into the polymeric matrix and utilised for enhanced photodynamic therapy of can ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1251114
Description: Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a clinically approved method for the treatment of cancer by using singlet oxygen, a highly reactive oxygen generated from a photosensitizer drug upon photoactivation. Lim ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1199575
Description: Singlet oxygen is a primary cytotoxic agent in photodynamic therapy. We show that CeF₃ nanoparticles, pure as well as conjugated through electrostatic interaction with the photosensitizer verteporfin, ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/361834
Description: Bright, water-soluble CeF3 nanoparticles with small size and narrow size distribution have been synthesized using a simple co-precipitation method without any ligands. Size control of nanoparticles fr ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062093
Description: For the first time the efficiency of gene knockdown of the pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) receptor 1 (PAC1R) is demonstrated by employing gold nanocomplexes. This gene knoc ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/359008
Description: Cell phones and smart phones can be reconfigured as biomedical sensor devices but this requires specialized add-ons. In this paper we present a simple cell phone-based portable bioassay platform, whic ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/318310
Description: A wide variety of biological and medical analyses are based on the use of optical signals to report specific molecular events. Thanks to advances in nanotechnology, various nanostructures have been ex ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/325457
Description: Neuronal stimulation by light is a novel approach in the emerging field of optogenetics, where genetic engineering is used to introduce light-activated channels. However, light is also capable of stim ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/338637
Description: Time-gated luminescence microscopy using long-lifetime molecular probes can effectively eliminate autofluorescence to enable high contrast imaging. Here we investigate a new strategy of time-gated ima ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279301
Description: We discuss the phenomenon of enhanced fluorescence in the proximity of metal nanostructures addressing the question of how much fluorescence signal can be obtained from fluorophores in such altered en ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 030100 Analytical Chemistry
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/189567
Description: One of the most rapidly growing areas of physics and nanotechnology is concerned with plasmonic effects on the nanometer scale; these have applications in sensing and imaging technologies. Nanoplasmon ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/316628
Description: 1 page(s)
Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168647
Description: We report time-domain techniques of biophotonics sensing. Our bioprobes have been engineered to emit tunable luminescence across multiple sharp spectra and microsecond-long lifetimes. This offers high ... More
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