Probing Exchange Pathways in One-Dimensional Aggregates with Super-Resolution Microscopy

@article{Albertazzi2014ProbingEP,
  title={Probing Exchange Pathways in One-Dimensional Aggregates with Super-Resolution Microscopy},
  author={Lorenzo Albertazzi and Daan van der Zwaag and Christianus M. A. Leenders and Robert Fitzner and Remco van der Hofstad and E. W. Meijer},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={344},
  pages={491 - 495}
}
Examining Supramolecular Exchange Microtubules are a natural example of a one-dimensional (1D) supramolecular structure. Synthetic examples of 1D fibrils often have monomers linked by weak noncovalent interactions that allow monomers to exchange in and out of the fibrils. Albertazzi et al. (p. 491) used a combination of super-resolution microscopy on individual fibrils and stochastic simulation to study monomer exchange in fibrils formed from stacked 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxamide motifs. Exchange… 
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