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Title: Microbial nanowires and methods of making and using

Electrically conductive nanowires, and genetically or chemically modified production and use of such nanowires with altered conductive, adhesive, coupling or other properties are described. The disclosed nanowires are used as device or device components or may be adapted for soluble metal remediation.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1347562
Assignee:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,601,227
Application Number:
14/193,943
Contract Number:
SC0000795
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 28
Research Org:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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