Chapter 13. Biomolecular Motors Operating in Engineered Environments

  1. Prof. Dr. Christof M. Niemeyer2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Chad A. Mirkin3
  1. Stefan Diez,
  2. Jonne H. Helenius and
  3. Jonathon Howard

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602453.ch13

Nanobiotechnology: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives

Nanobiotechnology: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives

How to Cite

Diez, S., Helenius, J. H. and Howard, J. (2004) Biomolecular Motors Operating in Engineered Environments, in Nanobiotechnology: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives (eds C. M. Niemeyer and C. A. Mirkin), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602453.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Universität Dortmund, Fachbereich Chemie, Biologisch-Chemische Mikrostrukturtechnik, Otto-Hahn-Str. 6, 44227 Dortmund, Germany

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry & Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-3113, USA

Author Information

  1. Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Pfotenhauerstrasse 108, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306589

Online ISBN: 9783527602452

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Keywords:

  • protein-based nanostructures;
  • biomolecular motors;
  • engineered environments;
  • motility assays

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Methods

    • General Conditions for Motility Assays

    • Temporal Control

    • Spatial Control

    • Connecting to Cargoes and Surfaces

  • Outlook