Structure of bacterial nanowire protein hints at secrets of conduction

Tiny electrical wires protrude from some bacteria and contribute to rock and dirt formation. Researchers studying the protein that makes up one such wire have determined the protein’s structure. The finding is important to such diverse fields as producing energy, recycling Earth’s carbon and miniaturizing computers.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/dnn…



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