3. Novel Nanostructures as Molecular Nanomotors

  1. Kenneth E. Gonsalves2,
  2. Craig R. Halberstadt3,4,
  3. Cato T. Laurencin5,6 and
  4. Lakshmi S. Nair5
  1. Yan Chen,
  2. Jianwei Jeff Li,
  3. Zehui Charles Cao and
  4. Weihong Tan

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch3

Biomedical Nanostructures

Biomedical Nanostructures

How to Cite

Chen, Y., Li, J. J., Cao, Z. C. and Tan, W. (2007) Novel Nanostructures as Molecular Nanomotors, in Biomedical Nanostructures (eds K. E. Gonsalves, C. R. Halberstadt, C. T. Laurencin and L. S. Nair), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Polymer Nanotechnology Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communication, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, USA

  3. 4

    Tengion, Inc., Winston Salem, NC, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, VA, USA

  5. 6

    Department of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. Center for Research at the Bio/Nano Interface, Department of Chemistry, Shands Cancer Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471925521

Online ISBN: 9780470185834



  • nanoscale-structured materials and devices;
  • natural protein motors and DNA nanomotors;
  • central biological molecule


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Multi-DNA Nanomotors

  • Single DNA Nanomotors

  • Conclusions

  • References