204th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Co-sponsored in Part by the Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society

October 12-October 16, 2003


AA1 - Charge Transfer Processes in Biological Systems

Physical Electrochemistry/Organic and Biological Electrochemistry

Monday, October 13, 2003

Scotland C, Ground Level

Charge Transfer in DNA

Co-Chairs: J.F. Rusling and H. Thorp

10:151375 Electrocatalysis of Guanine Oxidation at Miniaturized Electrodes - H. Thorp (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
10:451376 Direct Electrochemiluminescence and Catalytic Voltammetry Detection of DNA in Thin Films - R. Forster, L. Dennany (Dublin City University), and J. Rusling (University of Connecticut)
11:151377 A New Model for DNA Charge Transfer: Variable Electronic Circuitry - M. Garnett and C. Krishnan (Garnett McKeen Lab, Inc.)
11:301378 Modulation of Impedence in DNA Solutions by Ions and Molecules: 1. Effect of Alkali Metal Ions - C. Krishnan and M. Garnett (Garnett McKeen Laboratory, Inc.)
11:451379 Peroxide Doping of DNA Enables Dissipative Impedance - M. Garnett and C. Krishnan (Garnett McKeen Lab Inc.)

Charge Transfers in Living Cells and Across Biomembranes

Co-Chairs: M. Mirkin and M. Bayachou

2:001380 Probing Molecular Transport through the Nuclear Pore Complexes by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy - S. Amemiya, T. Wazenegger, and G. Kotchey (University of Pittsburgh)
2:301381 Biochemical Origins of the Relationship Between Redox Activity and Metastatic Potential - M. Mirkin, B. Liu, W. Feng, and S. Rotenberg (Queens College – CUNY)
3:001382 Fabrication and Characterization of Cellular Patterns with Microelectrode Systems - T. Matsue, H. Kaji, T. Kaya, and M. Nishizawa (Tohoku University)
3:301383 Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM) Studies of Transport Processes through Export Pumps of Yeast - J. Mauzeroll and A. Bard (University of Texas at Austin)
4:00 Fifteen Minute Intermission
4:151384 Voltammetric Study on the Electron Transport through a Bilayer Lipid Membrane Containing Neutral or Ionic Redox Molecules - H. Shiba, K. Maeda, N. Ichieda, M. Kasuno, Y. Yoshida (Kyoto Institute of Technology), O. Shirai (Kyoto University), and S. Kihara (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
4:451385 Desulfovibrio Vulgaris Cells-coated Carbon Electrodes for Detection of Hydrogenase Activity - E. Lojou, M.-C. Durand, A. Dolla, and P. Bianco (CNRS-BIP)
5:151386 “NO” News is “NOS” News: Direct Electrochemical Investigation of Nitric Oxide Biosynthesis - M. Bayachou and J. Boutros (Cleveland State University)
5:451387 Charge Transfer Within Electrode/Water Layer/Electrode System - J.-S. Yoon, M.-B. Song, S.-E. Bae, and C.-W. Lee (Korea University)

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Electron Transfers in Proteins and General Issues of Biological ET

Co-Chairs: I. Taniguchi and J. Rusling

8:001388 Electrochemistry and Biological Functions of Myoglobins Reconstituted with Symmetric Protohemes - I. Taniguchi, Y. Mie, C. Yamada, G.P.-J. Hareau, and T. Uno (Kumamoto University)
8:301389 Control of Layer-by-Layer Assemblies of Electroactive Proteins and Poly(ester sulfonic acid) Films using QCM and Voltammetry Approach - E. Lojou and P. Bianco (CNRS-BIP)
9:001390 Charge Transfer Reactions of Membrane Bound Spinach Photosystem I and II Reaction Center Proteins in Lipid Films - J. Rusling, B. Munge, S. Das, R. Ilagan, Z. Pendon, and H. Frank (University of Connecticut)
9:30 Thirty-Minute Intermission
10:001391 Electron Transfer to and across Aib Oligo-Peptides - F. Polo, A. Moretto, F. Formaggio, C. Toniolo (Universita di Padova), R. Improta, V. Barone (Universita di Napoli), and F. Maran (Universita di Padova)
11:001392 Distance and Orientation Dependence of Dissociative Electron Transfers - L. Fabris, S. Antonello, C. Zuliani, and F. Maran (Università di Padova)
11:301393 Electrocatalysis by Thermophilic Cytochrome P450 CYP119 in Surface-Modified Electrodes - P. Farmer, E. Blair, C. Immoos, and J. Chou (University of California)

Exhibit Hall, Ground Level

Technical Exhibit and Poster Session, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

o1394 In Vitro study of Crosslinked Albumin on Titanium Surfaces by Chemical Modification - K.-L. Ou, Y.-N. Lin, M.-S. Chen, W.-J. Chang, and S.-Y. Lee (Taipei Medical University)