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Protease-triggered dispersion of nanoparticle assemblies

Laromaine, Anna and Koh, Liling and Murugesan, Muthu and Ulijn, Rein V. and Stevens, Molly M. (2007) Protease-triggered dispersion of nanoparticle assemblies. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129 (14). pp. 4156-4157. ISSN 0002-7863

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Abstract

We present a new highly sensitive method for detection of proteases based on triggered dispersion of gold nanoparticle assemblies.