Nanomaterials with enzyme-like characteristics (nanozymes): next-generation artificial enzymes.

@article{Wei2013NanomaterialsWE,
  title={Nanomaterials with enzyme-like characteristics (nanozymes): next-generation artificial enzymes.},
  author={Hui Wei and Erkang Wang},
  journal={Chemical Society reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 14},
  pages={
          6060-93
        }
}
  • Hui Wei, E. Wang
  • Published 21 June 2013
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Chemical Society reviews
Over the past few decades, researchers have established artificial enzymes as highly stable and low-cost alternatives to natural enzymes in a wide range of applications. A variety of materials including cyclodextrins, metal complexes, porphyrins, polymers, dendrimers and biomolecules have been extensively explored to mimic the structures and functions of naturally occurring enzymes. Recently, some nanomaterials have been found to exhibit unexpected enzyme-like activities, and great advances… Expand
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