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Issue 26, 2011
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Metal–biomolecule frameworks (MBioFs)

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Abstract

Biomolecules are the building blocks of life. Nature has evolved countless biomolecules that show promise for bridging metal ions. These molecules have emerged as an excellent source of biocompatible building blocks that can be used to design Metal–Biomolecule Frameworks (MBioFs). This feature article highlights the advances in the synthesis of this class of MOFs. Special emphasis is provided on the crystal structures of these materials, their miniaturization to the submicron length scale, and their new potential storage, catalytic, and biomedical applications.

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Submitted
28 Feb 2011
Accepted
21 Mar 2011
First published
18 Apr 2011

Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 7287-7302
Article type
Feature Article

Metal–biomolecule frameworks (MBioFs)

I. Imaz, M. Rubio-Martínez, J. An, I. Solé-Font, N. L. Rosi and D. Maspoch, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 7287
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11202C

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