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DNA nanomachines.

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We are learning to build synthetic molecular machinery from DNA. This research is inspired by biological systems in which individual molecules act, singly and in concert, as specialized machines: our ambition is to create new technologies to perform tasks that are currently beyond our reach. DNA nanomachines are made by self-assembly, using techniques that rely on the sequence-specific interactions that bind complementary oligonucleotides together in a double helix. They can be activated by i...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/nnano.2007.104

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Condensed Matter Physics
Role:
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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council More from this funder
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature nanotechnology
Volume:
2
Issue:
5
Pages:
275-284
Publication date:
2007-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1748-3395
ISSN:
1748-3387
Source identifiers:
12591
Language:
English
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uuid:11d37184-1710-4174-82c2-3d610feb68dd
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Deposit date:
2013-03-20

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