Technical Notes

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Gold Nanoparticles

Properties, Characterization & Handling of Gold Nanoparticles

Gold Nanoparticle Properties

Description of optical and physical properties of Cytodiagnostics gold nanoparticles.

Gold Nanoparticle Handling and Storage

Information on storage, centrifugation etc.

Introduction to Gold Nanoparticle Characterization

General description of techniques for analysis of gold nanoparticles and their surface functionalization.

Product Selection Guides & Product Comparisons

Gold Nanoparticle Product Selection Guide

Guide to help you choose the best gold nanoparticle product for your particular application.

Cytodiagnostics vs Leading Competitor

Comparison of Cytodiagnostics gold nanoparticles to leading competitor.

Conjugation and Modification of Gold Nanoparticles 

Covalent Conjugation of Proteins to Carboxylated Gold Nanoparticles

A recommended starting protocol for conjugation of proteins to Cytodiagnostics carboxylated gold nanoparticles.

Conjugation of Proteins to NHS-Activated Gold Nanoparticles

A recommended protocol for conjugation of proteins to Cytodiagnostics NHS-Activated gold and other nanoparticles.

Conjugation of Oligonucleotides to Gold Nanoparticles

A recommended protocol for conjugation of thiol-modified oligonucleotides to Cytodiagnostics OligoREADY gold nanoparticles.

Gold Nanoparticles Surface Design

General description of the design and surface modification of gold nanoparticles.

Adsorption of Proteins to Gold Nanoparticles

Convenient protocol for conjugating proteins to gold using passive adsorption.

Gold, Silver, Gold NanoUrchin Conjugates Technical Information

Information on how many antibodies or other proteins that can be conjugated to our nanoparticles.

Determining Density of Oligonucleotide Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles

Straightforward procedure for determining the oligonucleotide density on gold nanoparticles after conjugation.

Common Applications of Gold Nanoparticles

Lateral Flow Assay

Background information on using gold nanoparticles in lateral flow assays.

Vertical Flow Assay

Background information on using gold nanoparticles in vertical flow assays.

Immunoblotting Using Gold Nanoparticle Conjugates

Describes a straightforward dot-blot protocol using a gold conjugate.

Silver Nanoparticles 

Product Selection Guides

Silver Nanoparticle Product Selection Guide

Guide to help you choose the best silver nanoparticle product for your particular application.

Properties, Characterization and Handling of Silver Nanoparticles

Silver Nanoparticle Properties

Description of optical and physical properties of Cytodiagnostics silver nanoparticles.

Silver Nanoparticles Handling and Storage

Recommended storage and handling procedures for Cytodiagnostics silver nanoparticles.

Conjugation and Modification of Silver Nanoparticles

Conjugation of Proteins to Silver Nanoparticles

Recommended procedures for conjugation of proteins to Cytodiagnostics silver nanoparticles.

Conjugation of Proteins to NHS-Activated Silver Nanoparticles

A recommended protocol for conjugation of proteins to Cytodiagnostics NHS-Activated silver and other nanoparticles.