Gold nanorods prompted to form right-handed chiral assemblies
Research at Rice and Stanford universities revealed that bovine serum albumin proteins prompt gold nanorods to form right-handed chiral assemblies, while producing chiral plasmonic signals to match.
[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants CHE 1507745, CHE 1903980 and DGE 1842494.]
Read more in the Rice University news story Chemists clarify a chiral conundrum. (Date image taken: Sept. 11, 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 16, 2019)
Credit: Rashad Baiyasi/Rice University
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