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An Analytical Solution to the Kinetics of Breakable Filament Assembly
Dissecting Amyloid Formation Amyloid fibrils are associated with clinical disorders ranging from Alzheimer's disease to type II diabetes. Their self-assembly can be described by a master equationExpand
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Characterization of the nanoscale properties of individual amyloid fibrils
We report the detailed mechanical characterization of individual amyloid fibrils by atomic force microscopy and spectroscopy. These self-assembling materials, formed here from the protein insulin,Expand
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Role of Intermolecular Forces in Defining Material Properties of Protein Nanofibrils
Protein molecules have the ability to form a rich variety of natural and artificial structures and materials. We show that amyloid fibrils, ordered supramolecular nanostructures that areExpand
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Direct imaging of single-walled carbon nanotubes in cells.
The development of single-walled carbon nanotubes for various biomedical applications is an area of great promise. However, the contradictory data on the toxic effects of single-walled carbonExpand
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Toxicity and imaging of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in human macrophage cells.
Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) have been proposed for use in many applications and concerns about their potential effect on human health have led to the interest in understanding theExpand
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Nucleated polymerization with secondary pathways. I. Time evolution of the principal moments.
Self-assembly processes resulting in linear structures are often observed in molecular biology, and include the formation of functional filaments such as actin and tubulin, as well as generallyExpand
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Single-Domain Circular Nanomagnets
The magnetic properties of deep submicron circular nanomagnets fabricated by high-resolution electron beam lithography from Supermalloy Ni80Fe14Mo5 have been studied as a function of both diameterExpand
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Nanoclays from an Andisol: Extraction, properties and carbon stabilization
Abstract Soils contain an abundance of nano-size particles. Because of their tendency to aggregate and associate with organic colloids, however, soil nanoparticles are difficult to obtain andExpand
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Nanostructured films from hierarchical self-assembly of amyloidogenic proteins.
In nature, sophisticated functional materials are created through hierarchical self-assembly of simple nanoscale motifs. In the laboratory, much progress has been made in the controlled assembly ofExpand
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