A 1.7-kilobase single-stranded DNA that folds into a nanoscale octahedron

@article{Shih2004A1S,
  title={A 1.7-kilobase single-stranded DNA that folds into a nanoscale octahedron},
  author={William M. Shih and Joel D. Quispe and Gerald F. Joyce},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={427},
  pages={618-621}
}
Molecular self-assembly offers a means of spontaneously forming complex and well-defined structures from simple components. The specific bonding between DNA base pairs has been used in this way to create DNA-based nanostructures and to direct the assembly of material on the subnanometre to micrometre scale. In principle, large-scale clonal production of suitable DNA sequences and the directed evolution of sequence lineages towards optimized behaviour can be realized through exponential DNA… 

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