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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 473703, 6 pages
DNA Detection of Toxoplasma gondii with a Magnetic Molecular Beacon Probe via CdTe@Ni Quantum Dots as Energy Donor
1State Key Laboratory of Hollow Fiber Membrane Materials and Membrane Process, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin 300382, China
2School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin 300382, China
Received 24 March 2013; Accepted 14 June 2013
Academic Editor: Sebastian Mackowski
Copyright © 2013 Shichao Xu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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