Sensors 2005, 5(4), 258-265; doi:10.3390/s5040258
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Bio-nanocomposite Photoelectrode Composed of the BacteriaPhotosynthetic Reaction Center Entrapped on a NanocrystallineTiO2 Matrix

Received: 28 May 2004; Accepted: 1 November 2004 / Published: 4 May 2005
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Papers presented at I3S2004, Nanjing)
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Abstract: A new kind of bio-nanocomposite photoelectrode was fabricated through directimmobilization of the bacterial photosynthetic reaction center (RC) proteins on ananocrystalline TiO2 matrix prepared by anodic electrodeposition. The near-infrared (NIR)-visible absorption and fluorescence emission spectra displayed that structure and activity ofthe RC remained unaltered on the nano-TiO2 film surface. High efficient light-harvesting ofthe NIR light energy by RC contributed to the distinct enhancement of the photoelectricconversion on such nanoporous matrix, which would provide a new strategy to developversatile biomimic energy convertors or photoelectric sensors.
Keywords: Photosynthetic reaction center; nanocrystalline TiO2; photoelectric; lightharvesting
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Lu, Y.; Liu, Y.; Xu, J.; Xu, C.; Liu, B.; Kong, J. Bio-nanocomposite Photoelectrode Composed of the BacteriaPhotosynthetic Reaction Center Entrapped on a NanocrystallineTiO2 Matrix. Sensors 2005, 5, 258-265.

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Lu Y, Liu Y, Xu J, Xu C, Liu B, Kong J. Bio-nanocomposite Photoelectrode Composed of the BacteriaPhotosynthetic Reaction Center Entrapped on a NanocrystallineTiO2 Matrix. Sensors. 2005; 5(4):258-265.

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Lu, Yidong; Liu, Yuan; Xu, Jingjing; Xu, Chunhe; Liu, Baohong; Kong, Jilie. 2005. "Bio-nanocomposite Photoelectrode Composed of the BacteriaPhotosynthetic Reaction Center Entrapped on a NanocrystallineTiO2 Matrix." Sensors 5, no. 4: 258-265.

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