Applications of nanotechnology to biotechnology

TitleApplications of nanotechnology to biotechnology
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsWest, JL, Halas, N
JournalCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology
Volume11
Issue2
Pagination215 - 217
Date Published4/2000
ISSN09581669
KeywordsBioconjugate quantum dots; biotechnology; Fluorescent biological labels; Nanostructures
Abstract

The ability to systematically modify the properties of nanostructures by controlling their structure and their surface properties at a nanoscale level makes them extremely attractive candidates for use in biological contexts, from fundamental scientific studies to commercially viable technologies.

DOI10.1016/S0958-1669(00)00082-3
Short TitleCurr Opin Biotechnol
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