Active Transport of Nanomaterials Using Motor Proteins -Final Report

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During the six months of funding we have focused first on the completion of the research begun at the University of Washington in the previous funding cycle. Specifically, we developed a method to polymerize oriented networks of microtubules on lithographically patterned surfaces (M.S. thesis Robert Doot). The properties of active transport have been studied detail, yielding insights into the dispersion mechanisms (Nitta et al.). The assembly of multifunctional structures with a microtubule core has been investigated (Ramachandran et al.). Isaac Luria (B.S. in physics, U. of Florida 2005) worked on the directed assembly of nanoscale, non-equilibrium structures as a summer ... continued below

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Hess, Henry October 21, 2005.

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During the six months of funding we have focused first on the completion of the research begun at the University of Washington in the previous funding cycle. Specifically, we developed a method to polymerize oriented networks of microtubules on lithographically patterned surfaces (M.S. thesis Robert Doot). The properties of active transport have been studied detail, yielding insights into the dispersion mechanisms (Nitta et al.). The assembly of multifunctional structures with a microtubule core has been investigated (Ramachandran et al.). Isaac Luria (B.S. in physics, U. of Florida 2005) worked on the directed assembly of nanoscale, non-equilibrium structures as a summer intern. He is now a graduate student in my group at the University of Florida. T. Nitta and H. Hess: “Dispersion in Active Transport by Kinesin-Powered Molecular Shuttles”, Nano Letters, 5, 1337-1342 (2005) S. Ramachandran, K.-H. Ernst, G. D. Bachand, V. Vogel, H. Hess*: “Selective Loading of Kinesin-Powered Molecular Shuttles with Protein Cargo and its Application to Biosensing”, submitted to Small (2005)

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  • Report No.: DOE/ER46193-1
  • Grant Number: FG02-05ER46193
  • DOI: 10.2172/859095 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 859095
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc785107

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Hess, Henry. Active Transport of Nanomaterials Using Motor Proteins -Final Report, report, October 21, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc785107/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.