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Constructing catalytic antimicrobial nanoparticles by encapsulation of hydrogen peroxide producing enzyme inside the P22 VLP

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Here we examine a self-assembling virus like particle to construct catalytically active nanoparticles that can inhibit bacterial growth. The results suggest that encapsulation of enzymes inside VLPs can be exploited to develop new bionanomaterials with useful functionalities.

Graphical abstract: Constructing catalytic antimicrobial nanoparticles by encapsulation of hydrogen peroxide producing enzyme inside the P22 VLP

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Submitted
17 Jun 2014
Accepted
30 Jul 2014
First published
30 Jul 2014

J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014,2, 5948-5951
Article type
Communication

Constructing catalytic antimicrobial nanoparticles by encapsulation of hydrogen peroxide producing enzyme inside the P22 VLP

D. P. Patterson, K. McCoy, C. Fijen and T. Douglas, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, 2, 5948
DOI: 10.1039/C4TB00983E

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