COST action of "Self-assembled guanosine structures for molecular electronic devices"

European Union

Status: finished project

Guanosine is one of the DNA nucleotides and together with its derivatives it has a high potential for self-recognition and self-assembly, as well as the recognition ability for other biologically important molecules. These properties will be explored in detail with the goal to increase the knowledge on basic principles of guanosine-assembly, to synthesize new optimized materials, and to explore their electronic and optical properties. Novel reproducible and well ordered supramolecular structures will be designed to serve as molecular-scale architectures for new hybrid molecular electronics. The key innovation is in merging the biorecognition properties of guanosine-based materials with their promising electronic properties, which opens up a wide range of possible biomedical applications.

Keywords: G-quartet, quadruplex DNA and RNA, molecular electronics, biomaterials, nanotechnology.

MPNS Action MP0802 

September 2010 this Action presentation at the COST Annual Progress Conference in Berlin

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The group participates in the action COST. The information about the Action is in the web page of the Action http://www.xlic.eu and in the COST page http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/cmst/Actions/CM1204

Work Group 1 (Ultrafast electron dynamics in molecules) meeting which will be co-located with the workshop Free Electron Lasers and Attosecond Sources (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/phys/amopp/atto-fel-conference) at UCL London, 30.06-2.07.2014 (3 days).WG1 meeting will take place also at UCL 3.07-4.07. (2 days).