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Viral Manufacturing of Solar

• arclein
n this diagram, the M13 virus consists of a strand of DNA (the figure-8 coil on the right) attached to a bundle of proteins called peptides - the virus coat proteins (the corkscrew shapes in the center) which attach to the carbon nanotubes(gray cylinders) and hold them in place. A coating of titanium dioxide (yellow spheres) attached to dye molecules (pink spheres) surrounds the bundle. More of the viruses with their coatings are