Table 1 Summary of MNPs produced in Mms6 mediated reactions

*Brackets denote the ratio of ferric to ferrous ions used.

Mms6 constructMNP synthesis typeMNP size (nm)Size distribution (σ) (nm)Control size and distribution (nm)Reference
Mms6 in solutionMms6RTCP (1:1)*20–3010 with a range 1–100 [35]
21.28.3[24]
Mms6RTCP (1:2)*22.35.2Asymmetric, peak 8.7  with range 1–90 [41]
His6–Mms621.96.0
Mms6POFHK4222.5 (second peak 136±27.8)Asymmetric, peak 164 with range 1–600 [41]
Mms620.33.227.5 with range 10–40[39]
Mms620.73.635.5±6.4[24]
Mms6POFHN14568.8Bimodal (peak 59 and 400) range 0–600[41]
Surface immobilized Mms6862164 ± 26[45]
His8–Mms6POFHK901569 ± 36[46]
871960 ± 21[40]
Mms6POFHN34054230 ± 121[43]
Mms6POFHN (dilute)23147154 ± 63
Mms6 in pluronic gelHis6–Mms6RTCP (2:1)*30[38]
Mms6 peptide in solutionM6APOFHK22.83.327.5 with range 10–40[39]
GLM6A20.03.1
Surface immobilized Mms6 peptideMms6–pepPOFHK653060 ± 21[40]