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Nanoscale imaging method shows electron transfer pathways

An IBEC group has developed a new imaging method that can characterize the conductance of single molecules, shedding light on the molecular mechanisms behind biological processes such as respiration, photosynthesis and repair.

Publishing in the journal Small, the Nanoprobes and Nanoswitches group describe a new way to observe conduction pathways in redox proteins and complexes – in which the transfer of electrons causes a change in oxidation – at the nanoscale.

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Nobel Laureate is special guest speaker at IBEC event

Yesterday IBEC welcomed Prof. Edvard Moser, Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2014, as the keynote speaker in a special event to mark the move of ICREA professor and ERC grantee Prof. Paul Verschure to the institute.

During the event entitled “From the Science of Memory to the Future of Neuroengineering”, held at Palau Macaya and supported by Obra Social “La Caixa”, Prof. Moser talked about his pioneering work into the basic neural computations that underlie cognition and behavior –

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