A review of clinical applications of graphene quantum dot-based composites


  • Ebadollah Asadi Department of Chemistry, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Arash Fassadi Chimeh Department of Chemical Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • Amir Hossein Vakili Tahmorsati Department of Biomedical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
  • Sahar Hosseini Visveswarapura Institue of Health Sciences.Rajiv Gandhi University .560041.Bangalore Karnataka, India
  • Seyedhamidreza Rahimi Department of Biomedical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Science Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
  • Bijan Sarkhosh Department of chemistry, university of Isfahan, Isfahan 81746-73441, Iran
  • Leila Bazli leilabazli64@gmail.com School of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran
  • Rozhin Bashiri Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran




Quantum dots, Graphene, Drug Delivery, Theranostics


This review represents an overview of the graphene quantum dots (GQDs) synthesis and their applications as carriers or probes for the sensor, imaging, drug delivery, and diagnosing of diseases. Furthermore, recent developments in the GQDs for therapy and their potential toxicity for both in vitro and in vivo are reviewed. The recent findings and issues for GQDs and their composites with respect to stability and optimal size and toxicity at various applications are presented.


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Article DOR: 20.1001.1.26765837.2019.

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Asadi, E., Fassadi Chimeh, A., Vakili Tahmorsati, A. H. ., Hosseini, S., Rahimi, S. ., Sarkhosh, B., Bazli, L., & Bashiri, R. (2019). A review of clinical applications of graphene quantum dot-based composites. Journal of Composites and Compounds, 1(1), 31–40. https://doi.org/10.29252/jcc.1.1.6



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