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Chem Commun 49 (2013) 4896-4898

Metal carbonyls supported on iron oxide nanoparticles to trigger the CO-gasotransmitter release by magnetic heating

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Peter C Kunz, Hajo Meyer, Juri Barthel, Silvia Sollazzo, Annette M Schmidt, and Christoph Janiak

Magnetic iron oxide maghemite (Fe2O3) nanoparticles with covalent surface-bound CO-releasing molecules can be triggered to release CO through heating in an alternating magnetic field. In the present proof-of-concept study, conjointly performed by researchers from the Univerity of Düsseldorf and the Ernst Ruska-Centre in Jülich, the rate of CO-release from [RuCl(CO3)-(l-DOPA)] nanoparticles was fournd to be doubled upon exposure to an external alternating magnetic field (31.7 kAm1, 247 kHz, 25 8C, 39.9 mTesla, DOPA = dioxyphenyl-alaninato). The study made extensive use of the high-resolution tranmission electron mircosopce of the ER-C allowing to investigate the atomic structure of ligand shell nanoparticles at atomic resolution.

Further reading:

Peter C Kunz, Hajo Meyer, Juri Barthel, Silvia Sollazzo, Annette M Schmit, and Christoph Janiak: Metal carbonyls supported on iron oxide nanoparticles to trigger the CO-gasotransmitter release by magnetic heating, Chem Commun 49 (2013) 4896-4898.

   
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