Design and self-assembly of two-dimensional DNA crystals

@article{Winfree1998DesignAS,
  title={Design and self-assembly of two-dimensional DNA crystals},
  author={Erik Winfree and Furong Liu and Lisa A. Wenzler and Nadrian C. Seeman},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1998},
  volume={394},
  pages={539-544}
}
Molecular self-assembly presents a ‘bottom-up’ approach to the fabrication of objects specified with nanometre precision. DNA molecular structures and intermolecular interactions are particularly amenable to the design and synthesis of complex molecular objects. We report the design and observation of two-dimensional crystalline forms of DNA that self-assemble from synthetic DNA double-crossover molecules. Intermolecular interactions between the structural units are programmed by the design of… 

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