Theranostic carbon dots derived from garlic with efficient anti-oxidative effects towards macrophages

Chuanxu Yang, Ryosuke Ogaki, Line Hansen, Jørgen Kjems, Boon Mian Teo

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Luminescent garlic carbon dots with superior photostability are synthesized via microwave assisted heating. The garlic dots are biocompatible, have low toxicity and can be used as benign theranostic nanoparticles for bioimaging with efficient anti-oxidative effects towards macrophages.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97836-97840
Number of pages5
JournalRSC Advances
Issue number118
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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