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Probing structure and function in planar supported protein films
Author(s): S. Scott Saavedra; Paul L. Edmiston; John E. Lee; Laurie L. Wood; Darren R. Dunphy; Rebecca T. Robertson; Elizabeth A. Gabbard; Sergio Brito Mendes
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Paper Abstract

The development of molecular devices based on immobilized protein films is currently a very active area of research worldwide. Detailed structural and functional characterization of these films is a prerequisite to the rational development of deposition methods that product bioactive structures, but is a technically difficult challenge. Two recent thrusts in our work have been investigated of methods designed to create macroscopically ordered arrays of protein molecules, and development of new optical techniques to characterize the ensemble properties of these arrays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3858, Advanced Materials and Optical Systems for Chemical and Biological Detection, (15 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372910
Show Author Affiliations
S. Scott Saavedra, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Paul L. Edmiston, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
John E. Lee, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Laurie L. Wood, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Darren R. Dunphy, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Rebecca T. Robertson, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Elizabeth A. Gabbard, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Sergio Brito Mendes, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3858:
Advanced Materials and Optical Systems for Chemical and Biological Detection
Mahmoud Fallahi; Basil I. Swanson, Editor(s)

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