Description:  This graphic represents a device whose electric field draws microtubules into contact with kinesin molecules coating a surface. The microtubules naturally move along the kinesin molecules, making the setup a potential nanoscale engineering transporter.
Source:  Delft University of Technology
Story:  Electricity controls biomolecules
TRN March 23/30, 2005
TRN Categories:  Biotechnology; Nanotechnology
Form:  Still

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