FMS Research Center

Sander Wezenberg and Ben Feringa publish in Nature Communications

FMS staff members Sander Wezenberg and Ben Feringa (both RUG) published their recent research results in Nature Communications. The article reports on a supramolecularly directed rotary motion in a photoresponsive receptor. The motor was designed such that the rotation is directed by a chiral guest molecule that is able to non-covalently bind to a light-responsive receptor. The rotary direction is governed by the guest chirality and thus can be selected at will and thereby offers unique control of the directional rotation.
Please find the full article here.