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NH2-functionalized MSN

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silicon dioxide

silicic oxide silica
Type Single Compound
Formula SiO2
Role core

(3-aminopropyl)-triethoxysilane moiety

(3-aminopropyl)trimethoxysilane moiety (3-aminopropyl)triethoxysilane moiety γ-aminopropyltriethoxy silane moiety 3-aminopropyltrimethoxysilane moiety 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane moiety γ-aminopropyltriethoxysilane moiety (3-aminopropyl)trioxysilane moiety (3-aminopropyl)silanetrioxy group 3-aminopropylsilanetrioxy group 3-aminopropylsiloxy fragment 3-aminopropyl silane moiety 3-aminopropylsilane moiety γ-APTES moiety 3-APTS moiety APTES moiety APTMS moiety APTS moiety AMPS moiety APS moiety
Type Single Compound
Formula -C3H8NO3Si-
Role layer

hexadecyltrimethyl ammonium chloride

hexadecyltrimethyl ammonium chloride hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride cetyltrimethylammonium chloride cetrimonium chloride C16TMA+Cl- C16TMACl HDTMA-Cl Genamin C16TAC C16TAC CTACl CTAC CTMA
Type Single Compound
Formula C19H42ClN
Role layer


General physical and chemical properties

Property Value Nanomaterial Variant Source
Nitrogen adsorption/desorption

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Method Nanomaterial Variant Source
dynamic light scattering

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Method 1

Type: Chemical synthesis
Starting materials
  • 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane
  • hexadecyltrimethyl ammonium chloride
  • silicic acid tetraethyl ester
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NH2-functionalized MSN

Diameter: ~ 30 nm

Hydrodynamic diameter: 38.6 nm

Pore size: ~ 3.1 nm

Medium/Support: none


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