Photo-control of kinesin-microtubule motility using caged peptides derived from the kinesin C-terminus domain

Akiko Nomura, Taro Q.P. Uyeda, Noboru Yumoto, Yoshiro Tatsu

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Abstract

To design a nanoscale biodevice that can be controlled by an external stimulus, we have introduced photochemical switching peptides derived from the kinesin C-terminus domain into the kinesin-microtubule in vitro motility system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3588-3590
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
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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