dendrimers - Dendrimers Building Blocks of Nanotechnology

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http://www.chemistry.ohio-state.edu/cgi-bin/brochure?Faculty=parquett Dendrimers – Building Blocks of Nanotechnology
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Dendrimers consist of a series of chemical shells built on a small core molecule. Each shell consists of two chemicals, always in the same order and is called a generation http://nano.med.umich.edu/Dendrimers.html#dendrimer_introduction G0 G1 G2 G3 http://www.ninger.com/dendrimer/
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Size Weight Well defined chemical structure (known bonding structure) 3 dimensional position of each atom is difficult to determine - yet a consistent specific 3 dimensional structure exists Difficult to perform chemical analysis Easy for cell to uptake http://nano.med.umich.edu/Dendrimers.html Main Difference Proteins are polymers made from 20 different monomers, while dendrimers are polymers made from two monomers. Dendrimers vs Proteins
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