Ag cluster-aptamer hybrid: Specifically marking the nucleus of live cells

Zhipeng Sun, Yaling Wang, Yueteng Wei, Ru Liu, Huarui Zhu, Yanyan Cui, Yuliang Zhao, Xueyun Gao

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Abstract

Silver cluster-aptamer hybrids were mineralized via an artificially designed aptamer. The hybrids gave red emission when excited by light, and they successfully targeted the nucleus of live cells. This method is an effective approach to make cell target probes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11960-11962
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number43
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 21 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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