Journal of Chemical Sciences

, Volume 120, Issue 6, pp 507–513

Facially amphiphilic thiol capped gold and silver nanoparticles


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


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.


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

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Organic ChemistryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.ISMUniversity of BordeauxBordeauxFrance
  3. 3.Chemical Biology UnitJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ResearchBangaloreIndia

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