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May 31st, 2010

Self-assembling protein promises biocomputing

Abstract:
A protein found in human cells holds the promise of self-assembling biocomputing machines—information processing systems of the future that are smaller, faster and cheaper than today's computer circuitry, claims ExQor Technologies Inc.



The company said it has demonstrated that clathrin can be formed into nano-sized biolasers suitable for transmitting information. It expects the technology will initially be used in medical applications. The precision of clathrin's self-assembly process, and small size also could be used to improve solar cells and batteries with nanoscale electronic and photonic properties not possible with silicon.

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