Electroless synthesis of 3nm wide alloy nanowires inside Tobacco mosaic virus
Please cite this item using this persistent URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/11693/21593
- Research Paper 
We show that 3nm wide cobaltiron alloy nanowires can be synthesized by simple wet chemical electroless deposition inside tubular Tobacco mosaic virus particles. The method is based on adsorption of Pd(II) ions, formation of a Pd catalyst, and autocatalytic deposition of the alloy from dissolved metal salts, reduced by a borane compound. Extensive energy-filtering TEM investigations at the nanoscale revealed that the synthesized wires are alloys of Co, Fe, and Ni. We confirmed by high-resolution TEM that our alloy nanowires are at least partially crystalline, which is compatible with typical Co-rich alloys. Ni traces bestow higher stability, presumably against corrosion, as also known from bulk CoFe. Alloy nanowires, as small as the ones presented here, might be used for a variety of applications including high density data storage, imaging, sensing, and even drug delivery. © 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Allosteric HIV-1 integrase inhibitors lead to premature degradation of the viral RNA genome and integrase in target cells Madison M.K.; Lawson D.Q.; Elliott J.; Ozantürk A.N.; Koneru P.C.; Townsend D.; Errando M.; Kvaratskhelia M.; Kutluay S.B. (American Society for Microbiology, 2017)Recent evidence indicates that inhibition of HIV-1 integrase (IN) binding to the viral RNA genome by allosteric integrase inhibitors (ALLINIs) or through mutations within IN yields aberrant particles in which the viral ...
Molecular characterization of a full genome Turkish hepatitis C virus 1b isolate (HCV-TR1): A predominant viral form in Turkey Yildiz, E.; Oztan, A.; Sar F.; Pinarbasi, E.; Cetin-Atalay, R.; Akkiz H.; Ozturk, M. (2002)Based on direct sequencing information from 5′UTR and NS5B regions, we identified subtype 1b as a predominant hepatitis C virus genome in Turkey, which affected more than 91% of 79 patients studied. Next, the full genome ...
Jartti, T.; Palomares O.; Waris, M.; Tastan O.; Nieminen, R.; Puhakka, T.; Rückert, B.; Aab, A.; Vuorinen, T.; Allander, T.; Vahlberg, T.; Ruuskanen O.; Akdis, M.; Akdis, C.A. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2014)Background: The relationships between tonsillar immune responses, and viral infection and allergy are incompletely known. Objective To study intratonsillar/nasopharyngeal virus detections and in vivo expressions of T-cell- ...