News tagged with nanostructures

A 100-fold leap to GigaDalton DNA nanotech

DNA, present in almost every cell, is increasingly being used as a building material to construct tiny, but sophisticated structures such as autonomous 'DNA walkers' that can move along a microparticle surface, fluorescent ...

dateDec 06, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Autonomously growing synthetic DNA strands

Synthetic biologists and nanobiologists are re-purposing DNA, the hereditary material present in nearly all the body's cells, as a smart and stable self-assembling material to build nanofactories, drug-delivering nanostructures ...

dateNov 06, 2017 in Biochemistry
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DNA nanostructures get camouflaged by proteins

Researchers from Aalto University and Helsinki University have reported a strategy that significantly increases the stability of DNA nanostructures against DNA digesting enzymes, enhances delivery rates and, most importantly, ...

dateOct 06, 2017 in Biochemistry
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