Probing DNA and RNA single molecules with a double optical tweezer.

Abstract

A double-tweezer setup is used to induce mechanical stress in systems of molecular biology. A double strand of DNA is first stretched and the data is compared to precedent experiments to check the experimental setup. Then a short foldable fragment of RNA is probed; the typical unfolding/refolding hysteresis behaviour of this kind of construction is shown… (More)

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@article{Mangeol2006ProbingDA, title={Probing DNA and RNA single molecules with a double optical tweezer.}, author={Pierre Mangeol and Delphine C{\^o}te and Thierry Bizebard and Olivier Legrand and Ulrich Bockelmann}, journal={The European physical journal. E, Soft matter}, year={2006}, volume={19 3}, pages={311-7} }