TITLE

Organic nanoshells help detect biotoxins in humans

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);4/16/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7649, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the development of biological sensors capable of detecting invisible biotoxins and chemical warfare agents in the human body using nanoshells of organic materials at the University of Arizona. Synthesis of nanoshells of phospholipids; Advantage of the hollow structure of the sensors; Presence of specific ions or molecules.
ACCESSION #
12858009

 

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