Alexei A Kornyshev
Affiliation: Imperial College
- In situ superexchange electron transfer through a single molecule: a rectifying effectAlexei A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ London, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:6799-804. 2006..Our study offers an analytical formula for the current-voltage characteristics that demonstrates all these features. A detailed physical interpretation of the results is given with a discussion of reported experimental data...
- Reflection of light by metal nanoparticles at electrodesAlexei A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Phys Chem Chem Phys 14:1850-9. 2012....
- Signatures of DNA flexibility, interactions and sequence-related structural variations in classical X-ray diffraction patternsA A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ, London, UK
Nucleic Acids Res 39:7289-99. 2011..Analysis of measured fiber diffraction patterns based on this theory yields important parameters that control DNA structure, packing and function...
- Physics of DNA: unravelling hidden abilities encoded in the structure of ‘the most important molecule’Alexei A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Phys Chem Chem Phys 12:12352-78. 2010..The article ends with a brief discussion of the first experimental evidence of the protein-free homology recognition in a ‘test tube’...
- The homology recognition well as an innate property of DNA structureAlexei A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, Faculty of Natural Sciences, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4683-8. 2009..The well is quasi-exponential. Its half-width is determined by the helical coherence length, introduced first in the same 2001 article, the value of which, as the latest study shows, is approximately 10 nm...
- Self-assembly of nanoparticle arrays for use as mirrors, sensors, and antennasJoshua B Edel
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
ACS Nano 7:9526-32. 2013..Finally, we explore future directions in this field, focusing on NP arrays with electrotunable properties assembled at a LLI, which has been one of the driving forces for developing such technologies. ..
- Self-assembly and applications of ultraconcentrated nanoparticle solutionsVladimir A Turek
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdon
ACS Nano 7:8753-9. 2013..5% and >99.9% efficiency, respectively. ..
- Electrostatic braiding and homologous pairing of DNA double helicesRuggero Cortini
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, UK
Biophys J 101:875-84. 2011..Electrostatic stabilization of left-handed braids may stand behind the chiral selectivity of type II topoisomerases and positive plasmid supercoiling in hyperthermophilic bacteria and archea...
- Self-assembled nanoparticle arrays for multiphase trace analyte detectionMichael P Cecchini
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Nat Mater 12:165-71. 2013..Importantly, the ease of assembly and rapid detection make this platform ideal for in-the-field sample testing of toxins, explosives, narcotics or other hazardous chemicals...
- DNA double helices recognize mutual sequence homology in a protein free environmentGeoff S Baldwin
Division of Molecular Biosciences, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ London, UK
J Phys Chem B 112:1060-4. 2008..We thus report experimental evidence and discuss possible mechanisms for the recognition of homologous DNAs from a distance...
- Statics and dynamics of electroactuation with single-charge-carrier ionomersAlpha A Lee
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ, UK
J Phys Condens Matter 25:082203. 2013..The mechanical or sensor performance of such electroactuators appears to be determined by just three cumulative parameters, with all of their constituents measurable, permitting a scaling approach to their design...
- Helical structure determines different susceptibilities of dsDNA, dsRNA, and tsDNA to counterion-induced condensationAlexei A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Biophys J 104:2031-41. 2013..We argue that an electrostatic zipper attraction might be a major or even dominant force in nucleic acid condensation...
- Plasmonic ruler at the liquid-liquid interfaceVladimir A Turek
Department of Chemistry, Chemical Physics Section, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
ACS Nano 6:7789-99. 2012....
- Direct observation of azimuthal correlations between DNA in hydrated aggregatesAlexei A Kornyshev
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ London, United Kingdom
Phys Rev Lett 95:148102. 2005..The results are in good agreement with the predictions of recent theoretical models relating DNA-DNA interactions to the helical symmetry of their surface charge patterns...
- On the physical nature of mesophases of guanosine gelsLaura Rudd
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London, UK SW7 2AZ
Phys Chem Chem Phys 8:4347-58. 2006..Possible limitations and developments of our theoretical model are discussed, as well as new experiments to test the implications of the theory...
- Single-file charge storage in conducting nanoporesAlpha A Lee
Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6HD, United Kingdom and Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
Phys Rev Lett 113:048701. 2014..Furthermore, they suggest that the question of the occupancy of unpolarized pores could be answered by measuring the capacitance-voltage dependence...
- Interionic interactions in conducting nanoconfinementChristopher C Rochester
Department of Physics, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ UK
Chemphyschem 14:4121-5. 2013..In all cases studied the screening was found to be subtly different than in metallic nanopores, but still strong enough to support realization of the so called superionic state in such pores. ..
- Helical coherence of DNA in crystals and solutionAaron Wynveen
Institut für Theoretische Physik II Weiche Materie, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Universitatsstrasse 1, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
Nucleic Acids Res 36:5540-51. 2008..Packing of oligomers in crystals dramatically alters their helical coherence. The coherence length increases to 800-1200 A, consistent with its theoretically predicted role in interactions between DNA at close separations...