SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
on bacteriorhodopsin from internet

1. GENERAL INTEREST

1.1.     Exotic salt lake microbes go into orbit.
Scince.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/insad 17sep98

1.2 Terrestrial Powerhouses: Astrobiology Magazine: Search for life in the Universe.www.astrobio.net/news/modules.php?op=modload&name=
News&file=article&sid=43.

1.3 Memory of the future, two directions. 
www.digit-life.com/articles/memorytwodirections


1.4 Photonic finds a natural solution
www.yahoo.com./ Lambdagen-Birge

2.  SAFETY INKS

2.1 Colored protein could protect money, ID, etc.
www.germany-info.org/relaunch/info/publications/week/2003/030314/misc2

2.2.Bacteriorhodopsin-based photochromic pigments for optical security applications. Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering,
v.4677, 2002  p121-128.  Ei – Compendex.

2.3 Printing inks containing the photochromic protein Bacteriorhodopsin.. Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, v.3973,
2000. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, WA, USA,
p 118-125. Ei – Compendex.

3. OPTICAL APPLICATIONS

3.1 Bacteriorhodopsin  Optical Memory.
www.fournilab.ch/autofile/www/section2_84_18.html.

                                                                                                                                     
3.2 Towards a Light Addressable Transducer Bacteriorhodopsin based. http://www.foresight.org/Conferences/MNT05/Papers/Nicolini1/index.html.

3.3 An optical memory depiction.
.www.yahoo.com./Syracuse-Robert Birge-Bacteriorhodopsin/No1.Dr.Robert Birge

3.4 Three-dimentional data storage using the photochromic protein bacteriorhodopsin.
ΑΝΝU INT CONF IEEE ENG MED BIOL PROC.Vol.2,pp.1003-1006.2000.
Biological Sciences/ Cambridge Scientific Adstracts.

3.5 Bioelectronics, three-dimensional memories and hybrid computers.(Dr. R.Br.). TECHNICAL DIGEST INTERNATIONAL ELECTRON DEVICES MEETING. 1994.
IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 94CH35706, p 3-6./ Ei-Compendex.    

3.6 Chemically enhanced D96N-Mutant bacteriorhodopsin film as an advanced optical material.
Institute of Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhongguancun, Beijing 100080, China.
Ei-Compendex.

3.7 Grabbing video sequences using protein-based artificial retina. Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering 4669,2002,p52-62
Ei-Compendex.

3.8 Color image detection by biological photoreceptor using bacteriorhodopsin-based complex Lb films
Department of Chemical Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul 100-611, South-Korea.
Ei-Compendex.

3.9 Development and application of biosencors in biotechnology.Interim report 1991-1993.
Hanover University (Germany, F.R.). Inst. fuer Technische Chemie.
NTIS: National Technical Information Service.

3.10 Glowing Memory.
Technology Review ( Cambridge, Mass.), 106,3,19(1),April 2003.
Gale Group Trade & Industry DB/Business & Industry  DB.

3.11 Protein devices may increase computer speed and memory(Syracuse University. Researchers develop prototype protein-based optoelectronic device with up to 300X more memory capacity).
Chemical & Engineering News, v 73, n 21, p 24+  May 22, 1995.  
Gale Group Trade & Industry DB/ Business & Industry DB.

3.12 Syracuse University & Bioserve Space Technologies collaborators are designing Experiments in “Columbia' s” microgravity conditions involving bacteriorhodopsin.
Biotechnology Newswatch, 06JUL1992, Vol (No) 12(13), Page(s) 12.
Biocommerce Abst. & Dir.

4. MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

4.1 Biotechnological applications & potentialities of halophilic microorganisms.
WORLD  J. MICROBIOL. BIOTECHNOL., vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 85-94,1995
Biological Sciences/Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

4.2 Dynamics and retinal structure changes in the photocycle of the artificial Bacteriorhodopsin pigment BR6.9.
Journal of Physical Chemistry A. v 106, n 14, Apr  11 2002, p 3325 – 3336
Ei- Compendex.

4.3 Synthesis and properties of bacteriorhodopsin analogs containing electron-density labels in the chromophore moiety.
Βiokhimiya.  V. 66, n  11  2001,  p  1638-1648. Ei-Compendex.

4.5 Genomic perspective on the photobiology of Halobacterium species NRC-1, a phototrophic, phototactic, and UV-tolerant Haloarchaeon.
Photosynthesis-Research.  2001; 70(1): 3-17./Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Inspec.

5. OTHER APPLICATIONS

5.1 Nature s electronic ink.(New Computer screens)
www.eurealert.org/pub_releases/1998-09/NSFC-NEI-170998.php.  

5.2 Munich Innovative Biomaterials. www.mib-biotech.de ,the whole site, 26 entries

5.3 www.yahoo.com/Defense Horizon - Bacteriorhodopsin/ Chapter Electronics.

5.4 Correlation System for Security Validation & Verification using an Encoded Face Mask.(Security Application).
Performer: MetroLaser, Irvine, CA, 2001, USA NTIS: National Technical Information Service.

5.5 New Photonic Materials from Genetically Engineered Bacteriorhodopsin. Final report, 1 May 1996- 31 Oct 1999.
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. USA. 31 Oct. 1999. 9p./NTIS: Nat. Tech. Infor. Serv.

5.6 Optical Control of Enzymatic Conversion of Sucrose to Glucose by Bacteriorhodopsin Incorporated into Self-Assembled Phosphatidylcholine Vesicles. Final rept
Analytica Chimica Acta, v311,p211-215 1995, by NIST, in NTIS: Nat. Tech. Info. Serv.

5.7 World news: High- Speed Imaging: Spinning disk records holographic movies.
Supplier Number 02566966/Gale Group Trade& Industry DB/ Business & Industry( R ) DB.