Formation and functionalization of metallic nanoparticles with biomimetic multifunctional catechols

Kvar C. Black, Jose G. Rivera, Kelly M. Luckasevic, Zhongqiang Liu, Phillip B. Messersmith

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Abstract

Catechols are employed by many organisms for diverse functions such as photoprotection, adhesion, immunity, and neuromodulation. We report the use of catechol-containing molecules as a biomimetic strategy to form and functionalize optically-active metallic nanoparticles (NPs).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 11 2009Oct 15 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period10/11/0910/15/09

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    Black, K. C., Rivera, J. G., Luckasevic, K. M., Liu, Z., & Messersmith, P. B. (2009). Formation and functionalization of metallic nanoparticles with biomimetic multifunctional catechols. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.