Stable silver nanoparticle-DNA conjugates for directed self-assembly of core-satellite silver-gold nanoclusters

Suchetan Pal, Jaswinder Sharma, Hao Yan, Yan Liu

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We report a novel strategy to functionalize silver nanoparticles with chimeric phosphorothioate modified DNA (ps-po-DNA) and the fabrication of bimetallic core-satellite nanoclusters that each contain a silver core (diameter 32 nm) surrounded by 5 nm gold NPs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6059-6061
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number40
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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