Fabrication of Magnetically Modified Chlorella pyrenoidosa Microalgae Using Poly(diallyldimethyl ammonium)-stabilised Magnetic Nanoparticles


We report fabrication of magnetically responsive Chlorella pyrenoidosa cells using poly(diallyldimethyl ammonium chloride)-stabilised iron oxide nanoparticles. The nanoparticles were characterised using transmission electron microscopy and dark-field microscopy. The interaction of magnetic nanomaterials with C. pyrenoidosa cells was studied, and high biocompability of these nanomaterials was demonstrated.

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This work was supported by the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) in the frame of UMNIK program. The work is performed according to the Russian Government Program of Competitive Growth of Kazan Federal University.

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Rozhina, E., Evtugyn, V., Danilushkina, A. et al. Fabrication of Magnetically Modified Chlorella pyrenoidosa Microalgae Using Poly(diallyldimethyl ammonium)-stabilised Magnetic Nanoparticles. BioNanoSci. 6, 520–522 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12668-016-0263-4

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  • Magnetic nanoparticles
  • Chlorella pyrenoidosa
  • TEM
  • Cell surface engineering
  • Magnetic modification