Template effect of cholesterol-based organogels on Sol-Gel polymerization creates novel silica with a helical structure

Yoshiyuki Ono, Kazuaki Nakashima, Masahito Sano, Junichi Hojo, Seiji Shinkai

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Abstract

The helical structure was introduced into the silica for the first time utilizing a template effect of a cholesterol-based organogel system. It was shown that the cationic charge dilutely distributed in the organogel fibers plays an essential role.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1119-1120
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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