Journal of Chemical Sciences

, Volume 120, Issue 6, pp 507–513

Facially amphiphilic thiol capped gold and silver nanoparticles

Authors

  • Shreedhar Bhat
    • Department of Organic ChemistryIndian Institute of Science
    • Department of Organic ChemistryIndian Institute of Science
    • Chemical Biology UnitJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12039-008-0079-z

Cite this article as:
Bhat, S. & Maitra, U. J Chem Sci (2008) 120: 507. doi:10.1007/s12039-008-0079-z

Abstract

A series of bile acid-derived facially amphiphilic thiols have been used to cap sliver and gold nanoparticles. The self-assembling properties of these steroid-capped nanoparticles have been investigated and reported in this article.

Keywords

Bile acid facially amphiphilic thiol metal nanoparticles self-assembly organic-inorganic hybrid materials

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