Silicon-Gold Nanoshell

SKU: 68615W

$39.95USD Each


This nanoshell model is a modified buckyball. Instead of using the standard 3 prong blue and black 120 degree trigonal atoms, 5 prong blue trigonal bipyramidal atoms and black trigonal bipyramidal atoms are used so that the outer sphere can be secured to the inner sphere.


The inner black layer denotes a silica nanosphere while the outer blue layer represents gold. These compounds are used in cancer therapy or for tumor imaging.

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