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Fig. 6 | Nanoscale Research Letters

Fig. 6

From: A Brief Review of Carbon Dots–Silica Nanoparticles Synthesis and their Potential Use as Biosensing and Theragnostic Applications

Fig. 6

a Scheme of the formation of pH-responsive nanocarriers for drug delivery and bioimaging, b graph of drug release at different pH values of 5.4 and 7.4, c, d fluorescence images of endocytosis of FA-C \({\upbeta }\) CD-MSCD-ETO by HeLa and HepG2 cells. Adapted with permission from ref. [252] © 2018 Elsevier. e Schematic representation of nanoplatform formation, drug loading, and the mechanism of dual-stimuli drug release. f Endocytosis of the nanoplatform by A549 and NIH-3T3 cells. Images obtained by CLSM. Adapted with permission from ref. [225]. Copyright 2017 Elsevier

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