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Bioelectronics: From Theory to Applications

Bioelectronics: From Theory to Applications

Itamar Willner (Editor), Eugenii Katz (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-30690-9

Mar 2005

492 pages

In Stock

$394.00

Description

Medicine, chemistry, physics and engineering stand poised to benefit within the next few years from the ingenuity of complex biological structures invented and perfected by nature over millions of years.
This book provides both researchers and engineers as well as students of all the natural sciences a vivid insight into the world of bioelectronics and nature's own nanotechnological treasure chamber.
Introduction
Electron Transfer in DNA -
Theory and Experiments
Electron Transfer through Proteins
Alignment of Redox Enzymes on Surfaces
Application of Electrically Contacted Enzymes for Biosensors
Electronic DNA Sensors
Probing Biomaterials on Surfaces at the Single Molecule Level for Bioelectronics
Interfacing Biological Molecules with Group IV Semiconductors for Bioelectronic Sensing
Biomaterial-Nanoparticle Hybrid Systems for Sensing and Electronic Devices
DNA-Templated Electronics
Single Biomolecule Manipulation for Bioelectronics
Molecular Optobioelectronicc
The Neuron-Semiconductor Interface
S-Layer Proteins in Bioelectronic Applications
Computing with Nucleic Acids
Conclusions and Perspectives
"This is an excellent scientific resource for those interested in bioelectronics. It has breadth, depth, and clarity that leaves the reader with true appreciation for a very exciting field."
ChemBioChem

"... an excellent introduction to and overview of bioelectronics ... a good addition to both personal and institutional libraries."
Journal of the American Chemical Society

"The book will be of interest to bioengineers and professionals working in the area of bioelectronics. The different contributions allow chemists, biologists, physicists, materials scientists and engineers to start forming a good knowledge base in order to better deal with this field and attract newcomers to these new themes."
ChemPhysChem