Control of nanoparticle penetration into biofilms through surface design

Xiaoning Li, Yi Cheun Yeh, Karuna Giri, Rubul Mout, Ryan F. Landis, Y. S. Prakash, Vincent M. Rotello

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Quantum dots were used as fluorescent probes to investigate nanoparticle penetration into biofilms. The particle penetration behavior was found to be controlled by surface chemical properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-285
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 7 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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