Peptide-tailored assembling of Au nanorods

Weiwei He, Shuai Hou, Xiaobo Mao, Xiaochun Wu, Yinglu Ji, Jianbo Liu, Xiaona Hu, Ke Zhang, Chenxuan Wang, Yanlian Yang, Qi Wang

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By investigating the influence of peptides on the assembling process of Au nanorods induced by 4-mercaptopyridine, two kinds of peptides were identified. The nature of peptides plays an important role in tailoring assembling, which makes potential peptide recognition and detection possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5482-5484
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
StatePublished - Apr 26 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • General Chemistry
  • Catalysis


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