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Strong chiroptical activity from achiral gold nanorods assembled with proteins

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Abstract

The side-by-side assembly of gold nanorods and proteins, particularly human serum albumin, exhibits a distinct chiroptical activity in a wide range of visible and near-infrared wavelengths corresponding to the surface plasmon resonance. The anisotropy factor was the highest in a colloidal solution system and was able to be inverted by an external environment.

Graphical abstract: Strong chiroptical activity from achiral gold nanorods assembled with proteins

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The article was received on 21 Apr 2017, accepted on 10 May 2017 and first published on 12 May 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03089D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 6569-6572
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    Strong chiroptical activity from achiral gold nanorods assembled with proteins

    H. Shinmori and C. Mochizuki, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 6569
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03089D

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