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Microbial nanowires and methods of making and using

United States Patent

9,601,227
March 21, 2017
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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.
Reguera; Gemma (East Lansing, MI), Cologgi; Dena (Edmonton, CA), Worden; Robert Mark (Holt, MI), Castro-Forero; Angelines A. (St. Paul, MN), Steidl; Rebecca (Williamson, MI)
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (East Lansing, MI)
14/ 193,943
20140239237
February 28, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under R01 ES017052-03 awarded by the National Institutes of Health, DE-SC0000795 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy, and MCB1021948 awarded by the National Science Foundation. The government has certain rights in this invention.