Patterned gallium surfaces as molecular mirrors

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dc.contributor.author Bossi, Alessandra -
dc.contributor.author Rivetti, Claudio -
dc.contributor.author Mangiarotti, Laura -
dc.contributor.author Whitcombe, Michael J. -
dc.contributor.author Turner, Anthony P. F. -
dc.contributor.author Piletsky, Sergey A. -
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-11T07:54:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-11T07:54:41Z
dc.date.issued 2007-09-30T00:00:00Z -
dc.identifier.citation Alessandra Bossi, Claudio Rivetti, Laura Mangiarotti, Michael J. Whitcombe, Anthony P.F. Turner, Sergey A. Piletsky, Patterned gallium surfaces as molecular mirrors, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 23, Issue 2, 30 September 2007, Pages 290-294 -
dc.identifier.issn 0956-5663 -
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2007.06.001 -
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/3434
dc.description.abstract An entirely new means of printing molecular information on a planar film, involving casting nanoscale impressions of the template protein molecules in molten gallium, is presented here for the first time. The metallic imprints not only replicate the shape and size of the proteins used as template. They also show specific binding for the template species. Such a simple approach to the creation of antibody-like properties in metallic mirrors can lead to applications in separations, microfluidic devices, and the development of new optical and electronic sensors, and will be of interest to chemists, materials scientists, analytical specialists, and electronic engineers. en_UK
dc.language.iso en_UK -
dc.publisher Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam. en_UK
dc.subject Protein imprint en_UK
dc.subject Nanoscale impressions en_UK
dc.subject Metal en_UK
dc.subject Gallium en_UK
dc.subject Sensing en_UK
dc.subject Recognition en_UK
dc.title Patterned gallium surfaces as molecular mirrors en_UK
dc.type Article -


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