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dc.contributor.authorSafak Seker, Urartu Ozguren
dc.contributor.authorMutlugun, Evrenen
dc.contributor.authorHernandez-Martinez, Pedro Ludwigen
dc.contributor.authorSharma, Vijay K.en
dc.contributor.authorLesnyak, Vladimiren
dc.contributor.authorGaponik, Nikolaien
dc.contributor.authorEychmüller, Alexanderen
dc.contributor.authorDemir, Hilmi Volkanen
dc.identifier.citationSafak Seker, U. O., Mutlugun, E., Hernandez-Martinez, P. L., Sharma, V. K., Lesnyak, V., Gaponik, N., et al. (2013). Bio-nanohybrids of quantum dots and photoproteins facilitating strong nonradiative energy transfer. Nanoscale, 5(15), 7034-7040.en
dc.description.abstractUtilization of light is crucial for the life cycle of many organisms. Also, many organisms can create light by utilizing chemical energy emerged from biochemical reactions. Being the most important structural units of the organisms, proteins play a vital role in the formation of light in the form of bioluminescence. Such photoproteins have been isolated and identified for a long time; the exact mechanism of their bioluminescence is well established. Here we show a biomimetic approach to build a photoprotein based excitonic nanoassembly model system using colloidal quantum dots (QDs) for a new bioluminescent couple to be utilized in biotechnological and photonic applications. We concentrated on the formation mechanism of nanohybrids using a kinetic and thermodynamic approach. Finally we propose a biosensing scheme with an ON/OFF switch using the QD–GFP hybrid. The QD–GFP hybrid system promises strong exciton–exciton coupling between the protein and the quantum dot at a high efficiency level, possessing enhanced capabilities of light harvesting, which may bring new technological opportunities to mimic biophotonic events.en
dc.description.sponsorshipASTAR (Agency for Sci., Tech. and Research, S’pore)en
dc.format.extent7 p.en
dc.rights© 2013 The Royal Society of Chemistry. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by Nanoscale, The Royal Society of Chemistry. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document. The published version is available at: [].en
dc.titleBio-nanohybrids of quantum dots and photoproteins facilitating strong nonradiative energy transferen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Electrical and Electronic Engineeringen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Physical and Mathematical Sciencesen
dc.description.versionAccepted versionen
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