Uncovering nature’s electronics

Tom Clarke, Marcus Edwards

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The electrogenic bacterium Geobacter synthesizes conductive extracellular nanowires to facilitate electron transfer that powers respiration. A highly conductive form of these nanowires is now revealed to be composed of oligomers of an 8-heme cytochrome, OmcZ.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1041–1042
Number of pages2
JournalNature Chemical Biology
Issue number10
Early online date17 Sep 2020
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020

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