Synthesis of enzyme and quantum dot in silica by combining continuous flow and bioinspired routes

Siddharth V Patwardhan, Carole C. Perry

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Abstract

In this contribution, we demonstrate the potential of combining bioinspired synthesis and continuous flow processing to generate functional materials with possible applications in catalysis, biocatalysis and photonic devices.Specifically, we have prepared invertase immobilized on silica while preserving its enzymatic activity. Furthermore, we present routes to synthesize silica and gold colloid
composite materials (Au@SiO2) and demonstrate that the colloids retain their optical activity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-39
Number of pages7
JournalSilicon
Volume2
Issue number1
Early online date30 Apr 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • enzyme
  • quantum dot
  • biomimetic
  • flow chemistry
  • green chemistry

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