Virus-templated silica nanoparticles

Steinmetz, Nicole F, Shah, Sachin N, Barclay, J Elaine, Rallapalli, Ghanasyam, Lomonossoff, George P and Evans, David J (2009) Virus-templated silica nanoparticles. Small, 5 (7). pp. 813-816. ISSN 1613-6810

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An engineered variant of the plant virus, Cowpea mosaic virus, can template the controlled fabrication of silica nanoparticles of ≈30-nm diameter under environmentally benign conditions at ambient temperature and in aqueous solvent. This is the first reported mineralization of the external surface of a cage-like viral bionanoparticle.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: comovirus,mutation,nanoparticles,silicon dioxide
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2016 11:00
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 01:52
DOI: 10.1002/smll.200801348

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