Nanopatterning proteins and peptides

Christman, Karen L. and Enriquez-Rios, Vanessa D. and Maynard, Heather D.. (2006) Nanopatterning proteins and peptides. Soft Matter, 2 (11). pp. 928-939. ISSN 1744-683X

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Abstract

A variety of techniques have been developed to site-specifically immobilize biomolecules onto surfaces with resolutions below one micron. The ability to pattern proteins and peptides in particular has great potential for applications in biosensors, biomaterials, and tissue engineering. For example, immobilizing proteins at the nanoscale could lead to the development of diagnostic protein nanoarrays, while patterning peptides could lead to greater control over the cell/biomaterial interface. This review discusses the methods that have been reported for patterning proteins and peptides with submicron and nanometer resolutions.

Item Type: Article
InterNano Taxonomy: Nanomanufacturing Processes > Biological Techniques > Protein assembly
Nanomanufacturing Processes > Nanopatterning/Lithography
Nanomanufacturing Characterization Techniques > Scanning Probe Microscopy
Collections: Nanomanufacturing Research Collection
Depositing User: Moureen Kemei
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 14:23
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2010 14:23
URI: http://eprints.internano.org/id/eprint/373

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