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Nanoassembly of biocompatible microcapsules for urease encapsulation and their use as biomimetic reactors

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Abstract

Biocompatible polypeptide capsules with high enzyme loading and activity prepared by templating mesoporous silica spheres were used as biomimetic reactors for performing CaCO3 synthesis exclusively inside the capsule interior via urease-catalyzed urea hydrolysis.

Graphical abstract: Nanoassembly of biocompatible microcapsules for urease encapsulation and their use as biomimetic reactors

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The article was received on 31 Jan 2006, accepted on 29 Mar 2006 and first published on 13 Apr 2006


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B601490A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2006,0, 2150-2152
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    Nanoassembly of biocompatible microcapsules for urease encapsulation and their use as biomimetic reactors

    A. Yu, I. Gentle, G. Lu and F. Caruso, Chem. Commun., 2006, 0, 2150
    DOI: 10.1039/B601490A

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