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Silica Coating Procedure1) Prepare the following solutions:
3) Centrifuge solutions at 4000 rpm for one hour 4) Resuspend particles in PBS to a final concentration of 5nM? DNA/AuNP Data AnalysisSee Image:2013 0715 AuNPDNA.xlsx for AuNP/DNA spectra as well as absorbance values and molar extinction coefficients used to calculate concentrations of each in final solutions. Calculating the surface area of 1 AuNP Surface Area of a sphere = 4πr^{2}, r = 5nm 4π(5x10^{9}m)^{2} = 3.14 x 10^{16}m^{2} = 314nm^{2} Calculating the # of AuNP in 240.7μL 29.67nM solution 29.67 x 10^{9}mol/L x 240 x 10^{6}L x 6.02x10^{23} AuNP/mol = 4.299 x 10^{12} AuNP Calculating the Total Surface Area Available for DNA Attachment 4.299 x 10^{12} AuNP x 314nm^{2}/1 AuNP = 1.349886 x 10^{15}nm^{2}
