Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 396, Issue 1, pp 73–83

Single-walled carbon nanotube as an effective quencher

  • Zhi Zhu
  • Ronghua Yang
  • Mingxu You
  • Xiaoling Zhang
  • Yanrong Wu
  • Weihong Tan
Review

Abstract

Over the past few years, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) have been the focus of intense research motivated by their unique physical and chemical properties. This review specifically summarizes recent progress in the development of fluorescence biosensors that integrate the quenching property of SWNTs and the recognition property of functional nucleic acids. SWNTs are substantially different from organic quenchers, showing superior quenching efficiency for a variety of fluorophores, with low background and high signal-to-noise ratio, as well as other advantages derived from the nanomaterial itself. As the second key component of biosensors, functional nucleic acids can bind to either their complementary DNA or a target molecule with the ability to recognize a broad range of targets from metal ions to organic molecules, proteins, and even live cells. By taking advantage of the strengths and properties of both SWNTs and nucleic acid based aptamers, a series of fluorescence biosensors have been designed and fabricated for the detection of a broad range of analytes with high selectivity and sensitivity.

Keywords

Single-walled carbon nanotubes Quencher Biosensor Molecular beacon Aptamer Singlet oxygen generation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhi Zhu
    • 1
  • Ronghua Yang
    • 2
  • Mingxu You
    • 1
  • Xiaoling Zhang
    • 1
    • 3
  • Yanrong Wu
    • 1
  • Weihong Tan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Research at Bio/nano Interface, Department of Chemistry, Shands Cancer Center, UF Genetics Institute and McKnight Brain InstituteUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Biomedical Engineering CenterHunan UniversityChangshaChina
  3. 3.Department of ChemistrySchool of Science, Beijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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