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Dopamine-induced silica–polydopamine hybrids with controllable morphology

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Abstract

Novel silica–polydopamine hybrids, with controllable morphology, are facilely fabricated in an emulsion system consisting of tetraethyl orthosilicate, dopamine, water, and NaOH under weakly basic conditions (pH 8.5–10). An increase in initial pH favors the formation of nano-structured spherical silica–PDA hybrids from a flocculated structure.

Graphical abstract: Dopamine-induced silica–polydopamine hybrids with controllable morphology

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The article was received on 27 Nov 2013, accepted on 14 Jan 2014 and first published on 15 Jan 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49034C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 3602-3605
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    Dopamine-induced silica–polydopamine hybrids with controllable morphology

    C. Ho and S. Ding, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 3602
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49034C

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