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The Gold Standard: Biodesign Institute Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Make 3-D DNA Nanotubes
January 1, 2009
In the Jan. 2, 2009, issue of Science, Hao Yan and Yan Liu, researchers at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute and faculty in the department of chemistry and biochemistry, reveal for the first time the 3-D character of DNA nanotubules, rings and spirals, each a few hundred thousandths the diameter of a human hair. These DNA nanotubes and other synthetic nanostructures may soon find their way into a new generation of ultra-tiny electronic and biomedical innovations.
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