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Title: Biomimicry in metal-organic materials

Nature has evolved a great number of biological molecules which serve as excellent constructional or functional units for metal-organic materials (MOMs). Even though the study of biomimetic MOMs is still at its embryonic stage, considerable progress has been made in the past few years. In this critical review, we will highlight the recent advances in the design, development and application of biomimetic MOMs, and illustrate how the incorporation of biological components into MOMs could further enrich their structural and functional diversity. More importantly, this review will provide a systematic overview of different methods for rational design of MOMs with biomimetic features. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: Coordination Chemistry Reviews; Journal Volume: 293
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USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
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United States