Special Issue "Fluorescence Nanoprobes: From Synthesis to Applications"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 January 2019).
Interests: food bionanotechnology; nanoimpact; nanocarriers; moleculariamging and theranostics
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Fluorescence nanoprobes refer to nanostructures that can re-emit light upon light excitation for the detection of specific target locations and activation, identifying protein interactions and conformation changes in any chemical or biological processes in vitro and in vivo. Fluorescence nanoprobes have shown their unique properties because of their strongly fluorescent signal, excellent photostability, enhanced permeability and retention (EPR) effect, as well as versatile surface chemistry for various applications. The performance of the fluorescence nanoprobes is highly dependent on the design strategy and chemical synthesis methods. This Special Issue of Nanomaterials, “Fluorescence Nanoprobes: From Synthesis to Applications”, aims at collecting research articles that report the design, characterization, and prospective applications of fluorescence nanoprobes in molecular imaging, molecular interaction, image-guided delivery and release, theranostics and various target analysis, in a wide range of research fields, including nanotechnology, biotechnology, biomedical engineering and nanomedicine. The format of full papers, communications, and reviews is welcomed.
Prof. Dr. Mingqian Tan
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