Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society
Caption: Quantum dots (QDs) capped with D-mannose, D-galactose, and D-galactosamine have been synthesized. The stable, high quantum yield fluorescence of QDs was exploited to study specific carbohydrate-protein interactions in vitro and in vivo.
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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 4, 2009