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Morphosynthesis of complex inorganic forms using pollen grain templates

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Abstract

Porous micron-sized particles of silica, calcium carbonate or calcium phosphate are prepared with complex morphologies by template-directed synthesis employing intact pollen grains; the materials adsorb and release drug molecules and can be functionalized with metallic or magnetic nanoparticles.

Graphical abstract: Morphosynthesis of complex inorganic forms using pollen grain templates

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Submitted
15 Aug 2003
Accepted
11 Sep 2003
First published
13 Oct 2003

Chem. Commun., 2003, 2784-2785
Article type
Communication

Morphosynthesis of complex inorganic forms using pollen grain templates

S. R. Hall, H. Bolger and S. Mann, Chem. Commun., 2003, 2784
DOI: 10.1039/B309877J

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