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Creating the protein version of DNA base pairing

Chen, Zibo (2019) Creating the protein version of DNA base pairing. Science, 366 (6468). p. 965. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.aaz7777.

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Specific interactions between molecules give rise to life. Nucleic acid is a good example: The pairing of adenine (A) to thymine (T) and cytosine (C) to guanine (G) ensures accurate passage of genetic materials over generations. Thanks to the programmable and modular nature of A-T/C-G base pairing, DNA has been repurposed to build nanoscopic smiley faces (1) and robots that sort molecular cargoes (2), giving rise to the field of DNA nanotechnology.

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Additional Information:© 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science. I am grateful to my Ph.D. advisers D. Baker and F. DiMaio. I also thank S. Boyken for his mentorship.
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Official Citation:Creating the protein version of DNA base pairing. BY ZIBO CHEN. SCIENCE 22 NOV 2019: 965.
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Deposited On:21 Nov 2019 21:39
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