Advanced Materials

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22_01b/2010Single Virus Arrays: Large-Scale Arrays of Aligned Single Viruses (Adv. Mater. 1/2010)

The desire exists to develop general biocompatible processes for the organization of unmodified biological systems that capitalize on the numerous highly specific interactions commonly found in nature, including DNA, antibodies, and protein complexes. To this end, on p. 111 Emmanuel Delamarche and co-workers report the fabrication of single virus arrays using the direct printing of unmodified anti-M13 bacteriophage antibodies on silicon with nanometer resolution and widely variable feature pitch.

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