Motor protein nano-biomachine powered by self-supplying ATP

Yong Zhong Du, Yuichi Hiratsuka, Shu Taira, Masaru Eguchi, Taro Q.P. Uyeda, Noboru Yumoto, Masato Kodaka

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A new nano-biomachine has been created from microtubules (MTs) and hetero-bifunctional polymer particles bearing pyruvate kinase, which is propelled on glass surfaces coated with kinesin by use of self-supplying ATP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2080-2082
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Apr 28
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Du, Y. Z., Hiratsuka, Y., Taira, S., Eguchi, M., Uyeda, T. Q. P., Yumoto, N., & Kodaka, M. (2005). Motor protein nano-biomachine powered by self-supplying ATP. Chemical Communications, (16), 2080-2082.