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Molecules 2014, 19(8), 11465-11486; doi:10.3390/molecules190811465
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Application of Iron Magnetic Nanoparticles in Protein Immobilization

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Received: 23 May 2014 / Revised: 9 July 2014 / Accepted: 9 July 2014 / Published: 4 August 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Enzyme Immobilization)
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Abstract

Due to their properties such as superparamagnetism, high surface area, large surface-to-volume ratio, easy separation under external magnetic fields, iron magnetic nanoparticles have attracted much attention in the past few decades. Various modification methods have been developed to produce biocompatible magnetic nanoparticles for protein immobilization. This review provides an updated and integrated focus on the fabrication and characterization of suitable magnetic iron nanoparticle-based nano-active materials for protein immobilization.
Keywords: iron magnetic nanoparticles; surface modification; protein immobilization; application iron magnetic nanoparticles; surface modification; protein immobilization; application
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Xu, J.; Sun, J.; Wang, Y.; Sheng, J.; Wang, F.; Sun, M. Application of Iron Magnetic Nanoparticles in Protein Immobilization. Molecules 2014, 19, 11465-11486.

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