Nanoparticle biosynthesis

An accommodating host

A commercially viable method for synthesizing magnetic nanoparticles could be developed by transferring clusters of genes from magnetic bacteria to foreign, more stable bacteria.

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Figure 1: Biosynthesis of magnetic nanoparticle chains in a foreign host.

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Staniland, S. An accommodating host. Nature Nanotech 9, 163–164 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2014.45

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