Imaging the Hydrated Microbe-Metal Interface Using Nanoscale Spectrum Imaging

  title={Imaging the Hydrated Microbe-Metal Interface Using Nanoscale Spectrum Imaging},
  author={Edward A. Lewis and Helen F Downie and Richard F. Collins and Eric Prestat and Jonathan R. Lloyd and Sarah J. Haigh},
  journal={Particle \& Particle Systems Characterization},
PdAu nanocrystals are synthesised by Geobacter sulfurreducens, a dissimilatory metal-reducing bacterium, and the resulting bimetallic nanocrystal-decorated microbes are imaged using a range of advanced electron microscopy techniques. Specifically, the first example of elemental mapping of fully hydrated biological nanostructures using scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) energy dispersive X-ray (EDX) spectrum imaging within an environmental liquid-cell is reported. These results are… Expand
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