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Fig. 7 | Nanoscale Research Letters

Fig. 7

From: Nano-clays as Potential Pseudo-antibodies for COVID-19

Fig. 7

Three possible mechanisms of interactions of montmorillonite nano-clay with the SARS-CoV-2 spike S: (1) Electrostatic attraction among positively charged nanoparticle edges and Na/Ca ions with negatively charged virus surfaces. (2) Van der Waals attractions. (3) ZP electrostatic interactions

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