Bionanotechnology: Proteins to Nanodevices by F. Raymond Salemme (auth.), V. Renugopalakrishnan, Randolph

By F. Raymond Salemme (auth.), V. Renugopalakrishnan, Randolph V. Lewis (eds.)

Bionanotechnology is the major integrative expertise of the 21st century and goals to take advantage of the information, accrued from the traditional building of mobile platforms, for the development of technological know-how and engineering. Investigating the topology and conversation techniques of phone elements can result in invention of novel organic units with interesting functions. although microscale to nanoscale learn bargains an exceptional house for the advance of futuristic applied sciences, a few demanding situations has to be conquer. because of paucity of a devoted literature at the protein dependent nanodevices we convey you this monograph that mixes collective learn works of scientists probing into this interesting universe of bionanotechnology. The monograph has been written with an goal of surveying engineering layout rules of biomolecular nanodevices, prototype nanodevices in accordance with redox proteins, bacteriorhodopsins and normal fibers, and touching upon the long run advancements within the field.

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Reasonably, a high degree of purification favors a closer packing of the proteins onto the device substrate and avoids passivation phenomena of the substrate. Sample (B) shows a less-pronounced rectifying behavior, without the redox-induced steps characteristic of the Cu atom, and a current intensity about one order of magnitude lower than sample A. This is ascribed to the electronic properties of Zn that are different from those of Cu. Zn has in fact only one stable redox state, Zn2þ , which is redox inert, thus preventing Zn–Az molecules from being efficient redox species–mediated electron carriers.

Biol. 122:119–122. Chapter 4 BACTERIORHODOPSIN-BASED 3D OPTICAL MEMORY Bangwei Xi1, Kevin J. Wise2, Jeffrey A. Stuart1, and Robert R. M. Keck Center for Molecular Electronics and Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University, 111 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244-4100, USA 2 Department of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, 55 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA Abstract: 1. As semiconductor devices hit their physical limits, molecular electronics offers the potential for alternative technologies and architectures for the computer industry.

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