Self-assembly of a nanoscale DNA box with a controllable lid

@article{Andersen2009SelfassemblyOA,
  title={Self-assembly of a nanoscale DNA box with a controllable lid},
  author={Ebbe Sloth Andersen and Mingdong Dong and Morten M Nielsen and Kasper Jahn and Ramesh Subramani and Wael Mamdouh and Monika M. Golas and Bjoern Sander and Holger Stark and Cristiano Luis Pinto Oliveira and Jan Skov Pedersen and Victoria Birkedal and Flemming Besenbacher and Kurt Vesterager Gothelf and J{\o}rgen Kjems},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={459},
  pages={73-76}
}
The unique structural motifs and self-recognition properties of DNA can be exploited to generate self-assembling DNA nanostructures of specific shapes using a ‘bottom-up’ approach. Several assembly strategies have been developed for building complex three-dimensional (3D) DNA nanostructures. Recently, the DNA ‘origami’ method was used to build two-dimensional addressable DNA structures of arbitrary shape that can be used as platforms to arrange nanomaterials with high precision and specificity… 
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