Book 2006


Proteins to Nanodevices


ISBN: 978-1-4020-4219-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-4375-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Design principles for self-assembling devices from macromolecules

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-23

    Metalloprotein-based electronic nanodevices

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-37

    Mechanical consequences of biomolecular gradients in byssal threads

  5. Chapter

    Pages 39-59

    Bacteriorhodopsin-based 3D optical memory

  6. Chapter

    Pages 61-78

    Spider silk production

  7. Chapter

    Pages 79-95

    A projection display based on a bacteriorhodopsin thin film

  8. Chapter

    Pages 97-115

    The role of collagen in energy storage and dissipation in extracellular matrix

  9. Chapter

    Pages 117-139

    Enhancement of protein thermal stability: toward the design of robust proteins for bionanotechnological applications

  10. Chapter

    Pages 141-187

    Deciphering engineering principles for the design of protein-based nanomachines

  11. Chapter

    Pages 189-208

    Bioprocessing of silk proteins-controlling assembly

  12. Chapter

    Pages 209-216

    Nanobiotechnology enables new opportunities in material sciences: bacteriorhodopsin as a first exampple

  13. Chapter

    Pages 217-256

    Synthetic photorefractive and photochromic materials and their comparison with bacteriorhodopsin mutants for optical information processing

  14. Chapter

    Pages 257-274

    Submonolayer measurements of adsorbed proteins in microfluidic channels

  15. Chapter

    Pages 275-281

    Programs of the european commission on organic materials for the electronics industry

  16. Chapter

    Pages 283-296

    Biodiversity: an archive of opportunity for nanodevices