News FocusMATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING

Protein Engineers Go for Gold

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  17 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5704, pp. 2035
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5704.2035a

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Via your Institution

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Summary

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS-- Chemists, physicists, and materials scientists met here from 29 November through 3 December to talk about progress on everything from improved solar cells to engineering proteins. Researchers have gotten ribosomes, the cell's protein factories, to decorate proteins with inorganic gold nanoparticles, which could open the door to novel ways to image proteins.

Related Content