Biosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using diatoms-silica-gold and EPS-gold bionanocomposite formation

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Schröfel, Adam; Kratošová, Gabriela; Bohunická, Markéta; Dobročka, Edmund; Vávra, Ivo;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11051-011-0221-6
  • Subject: gold | nanoparticles | frustule | diatoms | silica | EPS | navicula atomus | composite – diadesmis gallica
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Novel synthesis of gold nanoparticles, EPS-gold, and silica-gold bionanocomposites by biologically driven processes employing two diatom strains (Navicula atomus, Diadesmis gallica) is described. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and electron diffraction analysis (... View more
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