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Functionalizing bacterial cell surfaces with a phage protein.
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PMID:  23247551     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Functionalization of bacterial cell surfaces has the potential to introduce new activities by chemical modification. Here we show that a bacteriophage-receptor complex can be used to functionalize the surface of two Gram-negative proteobacteria, Escherichia coli and Ralstonia eutropha with CdSe/ZnS nanoparticles. This work highlights the potential for using microbe-phage interactions to generate new functions on living cells.
Yi-Chun Yeh; Jana Müller; Changhao Bi; Nathan J Hillson; Harry R Beller; Swapnil R Chhabra; Steven W Singer
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-18
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Title:  Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1364-548X     ISO Abbreviation:  Chem. Commun. (Camb.)     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-12-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9610838     Medline TA:  Chem Commun (Camb)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.
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