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Virus as a scaffold for hierarchical self-assembly of functional nanoscale devices

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An electrically active particle is disclosed, having a virus scaffold. Nanoparticles are bonded to the surface of the virus, and the nanoparticles are connected to each other by, molecular wires.

Inventors: 
Ratna, Banahalli; Blum, Amy; Soto, Carissa; Brower, Tina; Pollack, Steve
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2004-07-30
Grant Date: 
2011-09-13
Grant time: 
2,601 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
48
Claim count percentile rank: 
9
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY