Molecular Assembly in Natural and Engineered Systems: Volume 103

Molecular Assembly in Natural and Engineered Systems: Volume 103

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This volume explores some of the most exciting recent advances in basic research on molecular assembly in natural and engineered systems and how this knowledge is leading to advances in the various fields.
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  • Hardback | 414 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 725.74g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124159060
  • 9780124159068

Table of contents

lpha-helical peptide assemblies: Giving new function to designed structures
Elizabeth Bromley and Kevin Channon

Viral Capsids as Self-Assembling Templates for New Materials
Michel T. Dedeo, Daniel T. Finley, and Matthew B. Francis

Nanobiotechnology with S-Layer Proteins as Building Blocks
Prof. Uwe B. Sleytr, Prof. Bernhard Schuster, Dr. Eva M. Egelseer, Prof. Dietmar Pum, Dipl.-Ing. Christine M. Horejs, Dr. Rupert Tscheliessnig, Dr. Nicola Ilk

The structure of bacterial S-layer proteins
Tea Pavkov-Keller, Stefan Howorka, Walter Keller

Pili and flagella: Biology, structure and biotechnological applications
Nani Van Gerven, Gabriel Waksman and Han Remaut

Protein modifications giving rise to homo-oligomers
Georg E. Schulz

Spider silk: understanding the structure-function relationship of a natural fiber
Martin Humenik, Thomas Scheibel, Andrew Smith

Bacterial Microcompartments: Insights into structure, mechanism and engineering applications Todd O. Yeates and Sophia J. Tsai
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Praise for the series: "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell." --British Medical Journal
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