Nanobiotechnology: Silica breaks through in plants

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Designer nanotubes based on mesoporous silica can now penetrate the thick cell walls of plants and deliver DNA and their activators. This opens the way to precisely manipulate gene expression in plants at the single-cell level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-273
Number of pages2
JournalNature Nanotechnology
Volume2
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2007

Fingerprint

Nanobiotechnology
Plant DNA
gene expression
Gene expression
Silicon Dioxide
Nanotubes
nanotubes
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
Silica
Cells
silicon dioxide
cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

Cite this

Nanobiotechnology : Silica breaks through in plants. / Galbraith, David W.

In: Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 2, No. 5, 05.2007, p. 272-273.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{3d4bd97bbb634526be4cc7f0e778eac7,
title = "Nanobiotechnology: Silica breaks through in plants",
abstract = "Designer nanotubes based on mesoporous silica can now penetrate the thick cell walls of plants and deliver DNA and their activators. This opens the way to precisely manipulate gene expression in plants at the single-cell level.",
author = "Galbraith, {David W}",
year = "2007",
month = "5",
doi = "10.1038/nnano.2007.118",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "2",
pages = "272--273",
journal = "Nature Nanotechnology",
issn = "1748-3387",
publisher = "Nature Publishing Group",
number = "5",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Nanobiotechnology

T2 - Silica breaks through in plants

AU - Galbraith, David W

PY - 2007/5

Y1 - 2007/5

N2 - Designer nanotubes based on mesoporous silica can now penetrate the thick cell walls of plants and deliver DNA and their activators. This opens the way to precisely manipulate gene expression in plants at the single-cell level.

AB - Designer nanotubes based on mesoporous silica can now penetrate the thick cell walls of plants and deliver DNA and their activators. This opens the way to precisely manipulate gene expression in plants at the single-cell level.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=34250006866&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=34250006866&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1038/nnano.2007.118

DO - 10.1038/nnano.2007.118

M3 - Article

C2 - 18654282

AN - SCOPUS:34250006866

VL - 2

SP - 272

EP - 273

JO - Nature Nanotechnology

JF - Nature Nanotechnology

SN - 1748-3387

IS - 5

ER -