What is it about?

We have used an atomic force microscope to measure the forces between proteins that form a molecular motor that moves DNA.

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Why is it important?

Measuring forces between proteins is useful for in the construction of nanodevices.


A free post-print version of the paper will be available here shortly.

Dr James R Smith
University of Portsmouth

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This page is a summary of: AFM protein–protein interactions within the EcoR124I molecular motor, Soft Matter, January 2012, Royal Society of Chemistry,
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm07213k.
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