Journal of Nanomaterials / 2011 / Article / Fig 5

Review Article

Application of Quantum Dots in Biological Imaging

Figure 5

Schematic diagrams illustrating surface functionalization of magnetic nanospheres (MNSs): (a) conjugation of amine-functionalized quantum dots (QDs) to the surface of carboxylate-functionalized MNSs using conventional NHS/EDC coupling method; (b) PTX loading using a thin PLGA coat on the surface of QD-MNSs (with permission from [61]).