Patent Number: 8,715,635

Title: Frictionless molecular rotary motors

Abstract: A rotaxane consisting of a cucurbituril and an uncharged guest molecule, having low or null affinity therebetween is provided as well as processes for providing the same. Various uses as energy converters ("frictionless" molecular motors), biochips and biosensors using the same are also provided.

Inventors: Keinan; Ehud (Timrat, IL)

Assignee: Technion Research & Development Foundation Limited

International Classification: A61K 31/74 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018