Urease as a nanoreactor for growing crystalline ZnO nanoshells at room temperature

Roberto De La Rica, Hiroshi Matsui

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Abstract

Reactor core: Hybrid core–shell urease–ZnO nanostructures have been synthesized (see picture). The crystallization takes place under mild biological conditions, thus ensuring its easy implementation in other room-temperature syntheses of oxide semiconductor materials.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5415–5417
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume47
Issue number29
Early online date9 Jun 2008
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2008

Keywords

  • crystalline ZnO nanoshells
  • room temperature
  • urease
  • nanoreactor
  • growing
  • nanostructures
  • semiconductors
  • biomimetic synthesis
  • crystal growth
  • enzymes

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