Highly stable PEGylated gold nanoparticles in water: applications in biology and catalysis

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dc.contributor.author Rahme, Kamil
dc.contributor.author Nolan, Marie-Therese
dc.contributor.author Doody, Timothy
dc.contributor.author McGlacken, Gerard P.
dc.contributor.author O'Driscoll, Caitríona M.
dc.contributor.author Holmes, Justin D.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-23T10:42:46Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-23T10:42:46Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08
dc.identifier.citation Rahme, K.; Nolan. M. T.; Doody, T.; McGlacken, P.; O Driscoll, C.; Holmes, J. D. (2012) ‘Highly stable PEGylated gold nanoparticles in water: applications in biology and catalysis’. Nanotech 2012. 18-21 June. Santa Clara, CA. In: Nanotech 2012, vol. 1. pp 5-8. ISBN:978-1-4665-6274-5 en
dc.identifier.startpage 5 en
dc.identifier.endpage 8 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4665-6274-5
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/2597
dc.description.abstract Gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) with diameters ranging between 5-60 nm have been synthesised in water, and further stabilized with polyethylene glycol-based thiol polymers (mPEG-SH). Successful PEGylation of the Au NPs was confirmed by Dynamic Light scattering (DLS) and Zeta potential measurements. PEG coating of the Au NPs is the key of their colloidal stabilty, and its successful applications. Catalytic efficiency testing of the PEG-AuNPs were carried out on homocoupling of boronic acid. PEG-Au NPs with AuNps diameter < 30 nm were useful as catalyst in water. Finally, the PEG-Au NPs were also shown to be stable in biological fluid and not cytotoxic on B16.F10 cell line, making them attractive for further studies. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher NSTI-Nanotech en
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dc.relation.uri http://www.nsti.org/procs/Nanotech2012v1/1/W2.112
dc.relation.uri http://www.nsti.org/procs/Nanotech2012v1/1
dc.rights © 2012 Nano Science and Technology Institute. en
dc.subject Gold nanoparticles en
dc.subject Stabilisation en
dc.subject Polyethylene glycol en
dc.subject PEG en
dc.subject Ullmann reaction en
dc.subject Cytotoxicity en
dc.subject Ge en
dc.subject Nanowires en
dc.subject Transmission electron microscopy en
dc.title Highly stable PEGylated gold nanoparticles in water: applications in biology and catalysis en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Justin D. Holmes, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: j.holmes@ucc.ie en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation Santa Clara, CA, USA en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress j.holmes@ucc.ie en

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