Silver and magnetic nanoparticles for sensitive DNA detection by SERS

Tara Donnelly, W. Ewen Smith, Karen Faulds, Duncan Graham

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This paper describes the first report of the combination of functionalised silver nanoparticles and silver-coated magnetic nanoparticles in a stable sandwich assay for DNA detection using SERS, providing robust multi-target recognition. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12907-12910
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number85
Early online date8 Sep 2014
Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2014


  • silver nanoparticles
  • silver-coated magnetic nanoparticles
  • DNA detection
  • surface enhanced Raman scattering
  • SERS
  • DNA-functionalised magnetic NPs
  • MNPs

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