supramolecule


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supramolecule

[‚sü·prə′mäl·ə‚kyül]
(physical chemistry)
A stable system formed by two or more molecules held together and organized by intermolecular (noncovalent bonding) interactions.
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So they started over, this time extracting the correct anthocyanin and joining it with the other pigment components to make the right supramolecule.
The material science related to porphyrin includes artificial photosynthesis, organic solar cells, photodynamic therapy, light-emitting materials, nearinfrared dyes, non-linear optical materials, molecular wires, catalysis, supramolecules and so forth.
9, which involved a reassociation of loosely entangled protein aggregates into more-compact colloidal particles or association with any remaining casein supramolecules.
Directed Assembly of cluster-based supramolecules into onedimensional coordination polymers, Angew.
O, "Macromolecules, Cylindrical Self-Assembly and Flow Alignment of Comb-Shaped Supramolecules of Electrically Conducting Polyaniline.
Specific topics include molecular encapsulation of redox-active guests, dendritic encapsulation of redox-active units, redox-active metal-polypyridine dendrimers as light-harvesting antennae, dendrimers as multielectron storage devices, self-assembled monolayers and multilayers of electroactive thiols, electrochemistry of carbon nanoparticles, molecular devices based on fullerenes and carbon nanotubes, functional electroactive biomolecules, biohybrid electrochemical devices, and electroactive molecules and supramolecules for information processing and storage.
AFM manipulation, nanolithography, ferro-magnetics, nanowires, and self-assembled supramolecules are the target of this session's presentations.
Expertise of all partners encompasses the general areas of non-covalent chemistry, with individual research competencies focusing on a number of specific themes including liquid crystalline materials, hydrogen-bonded supramolecules, molecular systems based on host-guest interactions, and advanced modeling and characterisation techniques of complex polymeric and self-assembled materials.
They begin with some background on supramolecular chemistry, then discuss mass spectrometry for examining non-covalent complexes, fundamental studies on smaller non-covalent complexes, determining the secondary structure of supramolecules, non-covalent complexes with peptides and proteins, non-covalent complexes of nucleotides, and carbohydrates.
Keywords: Wormlike micelles; Critical intermolecular forces; Sodium dodecylsulfate; Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide; Triton-X 100; Thermodynamic properties; Supramolecules.