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Using Gold Nanoparticles for Bacterial Detection

bacterial detection
Subject
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Education Level
High School

Students will create gold nanoparticls (GNPs) and learn the potential disease detection uses of GNPs, conduct research on modifying GNPs to be specific to other molecules, and complete a simulation using GNP assay tests to detect a simulated meningitis (Neisseria meningitides) outbreak in the class.

 

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