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Contact: Mauri Kostiainen
Aalto University

2 Protein Cages

Caption: Two different protein cages, cowpea chlorotic mottle virus (blue) and Pyrococcus furiosus ferritin (red), can be used to guide the assembly of binary nanoparticles superlattices through tunable electrostatic interactions with charged gold nanoparticles (yellow).

Credit: Johanna Juselius

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