Fluorescent magnesium nanocomplex in a protein scaffold for cell nuclei imaging applications

Alok Pandya, Apritam Tripathi, Rahul Purohit, Sanjay Singh, Manjula I. Nandasiri, Ajay Karakoti, Surinder P. Singh, Rishi Shanker

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Abstract

Herein, we report a facile strategy for the synthesis of a water-soluble ultra-fine blue-green emitting fluorescent magnesium nanoparticle-protein complex (MgNC). This MgNC is demonstrated to exhibit excellent photostability and biocompatibility. It was also observed that MgNCs stain cell nuclei with high specificity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94236-94240
Number of pages5
JournalRSC Advances
Volume5
Issue number114
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27-10-2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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