Bioinspired chemistry rewiring nanostructures

Rein V. Ulijn, Pier-Francesco Caponi

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The cell's dynamic skeleton, a tightly regulated network of protein fibres, continues to provide inspiration for the design of synthetic nanostructures. Genetic engineering has now been used to encode non-biological functionality within these structures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)521-523
Number of pages3
JournalNature Chemistry
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010


  • bioinspired chemistry
  • nanostructures
  • rewiring

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