Integral membrane proteins are important biological macromolecules with structural features and functionalities that make them attractive targets for nanotechnology. I provide here a broad review of current activity in nanotechnology related to membrane proteins, including their application as nanoscale sensors, switches, components of optical devices and as templates for self-assembled arrays.
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Membrane proteins in nanotechnology
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Paul Curnow; Membrane proteins in nanotechnology. Biochem Soc Trans 1 August 2009; 37 (4): 643–652. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BST0370643
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