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Are Quantum Dots Any Good for Flow Cytometry?

Are Quantum Dots Any Good for Flow Cytometry?

By Dr Christiane Wirrig | March 23, 2017

What Are Quantum Dots? Quantum dots were discovered in the early 1980s. However, it was not until the late 1990s that their use in biological applications was suggested.1 Quantum dots are semiconducting nanocrystals made of artificial atom clusters. Their size generally ranges from 2 to 20 nm. Size is crucial for their physical properties because…

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