Assembling Materials with DNA as the Guide

@article{Aldaye2008AssemblingMW,
  title={Assembling Materials with DNA as the Guide},
  author={Faisal A. Aldaye and Alison L Palmer and Hanadi F. Sleiman},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={321},
  pages={1795 - 1799}
}
DNA's remarkable molecular recognition properties and structural features make it one of the most promising templates to pattern materials with nanoscale precision. The emerging field of DNA nanotechnology strips this molecule from any preconceived biological role and exploits its simple code to generate addressable nanostructures in one, two, and three dimensions. These structures have been used to precisely position proteins, nanoparticles, transition metals, and other functional components… 
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