David Kirkpatrick

February 26, 2008

Nanopores that sort molecules and proteins

Filed under: Science, Technology — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 4:10 pm

From today’s KurzweilAI.net newsletter:

Nanopores that can recognize, separate proteins and small molecules
nanowerk, Feb. 25, 2008University of Massachusetts Amherst chemists have created nanopores that can recognize and separate small molecules and proteins based on size, charge and how strongly they are repelled by water.

It could be used in many applications including diagnostic medical tests, DNA sequencing and fuel-cell membranes.

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