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June 1st, 2005

Functionalized nanoparticles mimic enzyme found in sponge

Abstract:
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, US, have synthesized a nanostructure that can catalyze the formation of silica at low temperatures and neutral pH. To achieve this, the team copied the polysiloxane-synthesizing enzyme found in the orange puffball sponge Tethya aurantia, which lives in seawater.

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