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One-Dimensional Gold Nanoparticle Arrays by Electrostatically Directed Organization Using Polypeptide Self-Assembly


  • This work was supported in part by the National Institutes of Health (1-R01-EB006006-01), the National Center for Research Resources (1-P20-RR017716-01; a component of the National Institutes of Health), and the US Department of Defense (ARL CMR Pochan (CCMT332157)). We acknowledge the W. M. Keck foundation for partial funding of the College of Engineering Electron Microscopy Lab at the University of Delaware. A portion of this work was performed at the DuPont–Northwestern–Dow Collaborative Access Team (DND-CAT) located at Sector 5 of the Advanced Photon Source (APS). DND-CAT is supported by E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., The Dow Chemical Company, and the State of Illinois. Use of the APS was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, under contract no. DE-AC02-06CH11357. We acknowledge the support of Dr. Honggang Cui for X-ray data acquisition and Dr. Kirk Czymmek for assistance with the congo red assay.


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In Reih und Glied: Die einzigartige molekulare Architektur eines selbstorganisierten Polypeptidtemplats ermöglicht das elektrostatische Abscheiden von Nanopartikeln mit einheitlichem Partikelabstand. Die hierarchisch ablaufende Selbstorganisation des Polypeptids führt zu einer periodischen Anordnung geladener Flecken entlang der Fibrillenarchitektur (siehe Bild).

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