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Putrescine homologues control silica morphogenesis by electrostatic interactions and the hydrophobic effect

Belton, D and Patwardhan, S V and Perry, C C (2005) Putrescine homologues control silica morphogenesis by electrostatic interactions and the hydrophobic effect. Chemical Communications (London) (27). pp. 3475-3477. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

A systematic model study on the role(s) of putrescine homologues on silicification is presented and it is proposed that electrostatic forces between additive and silicic acid, and the hydrophobic behaviour of the additives are both important in silicification.

Item type: Article
ID code: 31554
Keywords: acid polymerization, amino acids, silicification, polyamines, Chemical engineering
Subjects: Technology > Chemical engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Chemical and Process Engineering
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 12:36
    Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 10:35
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/31554

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