Accession Number : AD0623475

Title :   INDUCTION OF CONTRACTILE PROPERTIES IN MACROMOLECULAR SUBSTANCES BY LIGHT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 19 Feb 63-30 Jun 65,

Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV ST PAUL DEPT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s) : Lovrien,Rex ; waddington,Jean C.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A summary is given of work involving the design and study of polymer systems in which the macromolecules reversibly change their dimensions by light, and also the outline of some of the chemistry of the interaction of isomerizable chromophores with polymers which bind them.

Descriptors :   (*POLYMERS, CONTRACTION), (*PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS, POLYMERS), (*PHOTOCHROMISM, POLYMERS), ORGANIC PIGMENTS, DYES, VISCOSITY, CATALYSIS, MOLECULAR ISOMERISM, PROTEINS, PHOTOSENSITIVITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE