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The application of carbon dots in tumor immunotherapy: researches and prospects
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  • Hong Bi,
  • Hao Cai,
  • Khurram Abbas,
  • Yuxiang Yang,
  • Zijian Li
Hong Bi
Anhui University

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Hao Cai
Anhui University
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Khurram Abbas
Anhui University
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Yuxiang Yang
Anhui University
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Zijian Li
Anhui University
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Since the rapid development of nanomedicine in oncotherapy, multiple nanomaterials are adopted to regulate the immune system in cancer individuals. Tumor immunotherapy enhances the immune function of patients to achieve the purpose of killing tumor cells by utilizing the organism immune mechanism. As emerging inorganic carbon nanoparticles, carbon dots (CDs) have been found as photosensitizers, vaccines, immunoadjuvants, and so on for cancer treatment due to their unique structure and property, such as effective platforms for drug delivery, immunomodulation, and phototherapy. In this review, we mainly discuss the recent application of CDs in tumor immunotherapy and the prospects of CDs in the field of immune medicine. By assessing the achievements and challenges of CDs in tumor immunotherapy, our review would provide mechanistic insights into the evolution of future nanomedicine.
12 Jan 2023Submitted to Applied Research
12 Jan 2023Submission Checks Completed
12 Jan 2023Assigned to Editor
13 Jan 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
16 Jan 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
24 Jan 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
30 Jan 20231st Revision Received
30 Jan 2023Submission Checks Completed
30 Jan 2023Assigned to Editor
31 Jan 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Feb 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Feb 2023Editorial Decision: Accept