Orthogonally Photocontrolled Non-Autonomous DNA Walker.

@article{kugor2019OrthogonallyPN,
  title={Orthogonally Photocontrolled Non-Autonomous DNA Walker.},
  author={Marko {\vS}kugor and Juli{\'a}n Valero and Keiji Murayama and Mathias Centola and Hiroyuki Asanuma and Michael Famulok},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie},
  year={2019},
  volume={58 21},
  pages={
          6948-6951
        }
}
There is considerable interest in developing progressively moving devices on the nanoscale, with the aim of using them as parts of programmable therapeutics, smart materials, and nanofactories. Present here is an entirely light-induced DNA walker based on orthogonal photocontrol. Implementing two azobenzene derivatives, S-DM-Azo and DM-Azo, enabled precise coordination of strand displacement reactions that powered a biped walker and guided it along a defined track in a non-autonomous way. This… 
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