Chirality of silver nanoparticles synthesized on DNA

Gabriel Shemer, Olga Krichevski, Gil Markovich, Tatiana Molotsky, Irit Lubitz, Alexander B. Kotlyar

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Abstract

Silver nanocrystals grown on a poly(dG)-poly(dC) double stranded DNA scaffold displayed circular dichroism at their surface plasmon excitation band. This chiral plasmon signature was not observed in a control experiment where silver nanocrystals of similar size were produced without the DNA template and adsorbed to the DNA. It is concluded that the DNA templated Ag nanocrystals had a preferred structural handedness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11006-11007
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume128
Issue number34
DOIs
StatePublished - 30 Aug 2006

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