Description:  This diagram depicts a molecular motor. The top molecule is activated, and the dark green ring has shuttled to the left. The molecule on the bottom shows an instant later, when the energy state of the molecule changes and the ring shuttles back.
Source:  University of Amsterdam
Story:  Light powers molecular piston
TRN April 18, 2001
TRN Categories:  Nanotechnology; Biological, Chemical, DNA and Molecular Computing
Form:  Still

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