Membrane analysis with amphiphilic carbon dots

Sukhendu Nandi, Ravit Malishev, Kaviya Parambath Kootery, Sofiya Kolusheva, Raz Jelinek

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Abstract

Newly-synthesized amphiphilic carbon dots were used for spectroscopic analysis and multicolour microscopic imaging of membranes and live cells. We show that Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) occurred from the amphiphilic carbon dots to different membrane-associated fluorescence acceptors. The amphiphilic carbon dots enabled imaging of membrane disruption by the beta-amyloid peptide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10299-10302
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number71
DOIs
StatePublished - 7 Aug 2014

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