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Published May 31, 2012 | public
Journal Article

The importance of being modular


DNA is the material of choice for making custom-designed, nanoscale shapes and patterns through self-assembly. A new technique revisits old ideas to enable the rapid prototyping of more than 100 such DNA shapes.

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© 2012 Macmillan Publishers Limited. Published online 31 May 2012. P.W.K.R. is the inventor on a patent that describes the method of 'scaffolded DNA origami'. For certain nanopatterning applications, the method in the paper described by Yin et al. is a competitor with the method of DNA origami.

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