Magnetic separation of colloidal nanoparticle mixtures using a material specific peptide

Elizabeth R. Essinger-Hileman, Eric J. Popczun, Raymond E. Schaak

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A material specific peptide bound to Fe2O3 facilitates the selective sequestration of Au from a colloidal mixture of Au and CdS nanoparticles; the Au-Fe2O3 precipitate can then be magnetically separated from the colloidal CdS, and the Au nanoparticles can be recovered upon release from the Fe2O3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5471-5473
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number48
StatePublished - Jun 18 2013


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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