Site-specific control of silica mineralization on DNA using a designed peptide.

@article{Ozaki2016SitespecificCO,
  title={Site-specific control of silica mineralization on DNA using a designed peptide.},
  author={Makoto Ozaki and Kazuma Nagai and Hiroto Nishiyama and Takaaki Tsuruoka and Satoshi Fujii and Tamaki Endoh and Takahito Imai and Kin-ya Tomizaki and Kenji Usui},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2016},
  volume={52 21},
  pages={4010-3}
}
We developed a site-specific method for precipitating inorganic compounds using organic compounds, DNA, and designed peptides with peptide nucleic acids (PNAs). Such a system for site-specific precipitation represents a powerful tool for use in nanobiochemistry and materials chemistry.