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Diatoms: Self assembled silica nanostructures, and templates for bio/chemical sensors and biomimetic membranes

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Abstract

In this review we highlight recent advances in the understanding of biosilica production, biomodification of diatom frustules and their subsequent applications in bio/chemical sensors, and as a model membrane for filtration and separation.

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The article was received on 03 Aug 2010, accepted on 13 Sep 2010 and first published on 07 Oct 2010


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C0AN00602E
Analyst, 2011,136, 42-53

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    Diatoms: Self assembled silica nanostructures, and templates for bio/chemical sensors and biomimetic membranes

    W. Yang, P. J. Lopez and G. Rosengarten, Analyst, 2011, 136, 42
    DOI: 10.1039/C0AN00602E

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