Programmable imaging amplification via nanoparticle-initiated DNA polymerization

Niancao Chen, Shihui Li, Mark R. Battig, Yong Wang

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DNA growth on nanoparticles: Nanoparticle-mediated molecular recognition and DNA polymerization are integrated for extracellular matrix (ECM) imaging via programmable signal amplification. By using DNA monomers labeled with identical or different imaging reagents, it is promising to achieve single- or multiple-modality imaging of the ECM.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3944-3949
Number of pages6
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 9 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Biotechnology
  • General Materials Science
  • Biomaterials


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