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Issue 18, 2018
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Multifunctional fluorescent carbon dots inhibit the invasiveness of lung cancer cells

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Abstract

A new type of carbon dot (CD) is proposed, which has great potential to be an excellent fluorescent probe for bioimaging in vivo. Additionally, CDs can suppress the proliferation, migration and invasion of lung cancer cells by downregulating the protein expression of matrix metalloproteinase-2/9 and the activity of MMP-2.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional fluorescent carbon dots inhibit the invasiveness of lung cancer cells

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The article was received on 29 Apr 2018, accepted on 08 Aug 2018 and first published on 11 Aug 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ02092B
Citation: New J. Chem., 2018,42, 15311-15314

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    Multifunctional fluorescent carbon dots inhibit the invasiveness of lung cancer cells

    X. J. Lin, X. Q. Fan, S. J. Xiao, Y. He, W. J. Qi, P. P. Hu, Q. Y. Tan, X. Y. Tong and C. Z. Huang, New J. Chem., 2018, 42, 15311
    DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ02092B

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