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Keeping tabs on nanocarriers

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Combining the optical properties of quantum dots with the ability of carbon nanotubes to carry pharmaceutical cargos could prove highly beneficial in the field of drug delivery.

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Figure 1: Quantum dots and carbon nanotubes join forces.

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de la Zerda, A., Gambhir, S. Keeping tabs on nanocarriers. Nature Nanotech 2, 745–746 (2007) doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.399

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