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Mastering the magnetic susceptibility of magnetically responsive bicelles with 3β-amino-5-cholestene and complexed lanthanide ions

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Abstract

The magnetic susceptibility of lanthanide-chelating bicelles was selectively enhanced by introducing 3β-amino-5-cholestene (aminocholesterol, Chol-NH2) in the bilayer. Unprecedented magnetic alignment of the bicelles was achieved without altering their size. An aminocholesterol conjugate (Chol-C2OC2-NH2), in combination with different lanthanide ions, offers the possibility of fine-tuning the bicelle's magnetic susceptibility.

Graphical abstract: Mastering the magnetic susceptibility of magnetically responsive bicelles with 3β-amino-5-cholestene and complexed lanthanide ions

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The article was received on 15 Feb 2017, accepted on 03 Apr 2017 and first published on 04 Apr 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP01025G
Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, Advance Article
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    Mastering the magnetic susceptibility of magnetically responsive bicelles with 3β-amino-5-cholestene and complexed lanthanide ions

    S. Isabettini, M. Liebi, J. Kohlbrecher, T. Ishikawa, P. Fischer, E. J. Windhab, P. Walde and S. Kuster, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7CP01025G

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