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Folding Single-Stranded DNA to Form the Smallest 3D DNA Triangular Prism

Authors He, Xiaojin HKUST affiliated (currently or previously)
Dong, Lei HKUST affiliated (currently or previously).
Wang, Wen HKUST affiliated (currently or previously).
Lin, Nian View this author's profile
Mi, Yongli View this author's profile
Issue Date 2013
Source Chemical Communications , v. 49, (28), April 2013, p. 2906-2908
Summary The smallest DNA 3D object, a triangular prism with only one turn on each edge, was constructed from a single-stranded DNA. We confirmed its structure using scanning tunneling microscopy. This work proves that single-stranded DNA can escape from kinetic traps to form stable topology.
ISSN 1364548X 13597345
Language English
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