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The self-assembly of a macroion with anisotropic surface charge density distribution.
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PMID:  23212390     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A macroion, having anisotropic surface charge density distribution, shows unique self-assembly behaviour in polar solvents. Regular "blackberry"-like assemblies form in methanol-water mixtures due to counter-ion mediated attraction and the strong contribution of hydrogen bonding. However, rod-like assemblies form in acetone-water mixtures as the charge inhomogeneity effect overcomes the non-directional hydrogen bonding.
Authors:
Fadi Haso; Xikui Fang; Panchao Yin; Dong Li; Jennifer L Ross; Tianbo Liu
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1364-548X     ISO Abbreviation:  Chem. Commun. (Camb.)     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610838     Medline TA:  Chem Commun (Camb)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Chemistry, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA. Liu@Lehigh.edu.
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