Bismuth ferrite clusters induced hydrogel formation in human serum albumin

Garima Thakur, Prashanthi Kovur, Roger M. Leblanc, Thomas Thundat

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Abstract

Amyloid-fibril formation in human serum albumin (HSA) led to hydrogel formation in the presence of clusters of bismuth ferrite (BiFeO 3 or BFO) nanoparticles (NPs). Factors responsible for hydrogel formation were size and phase of NPs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4193-4195
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number35
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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