Blunt-ended DNA Stacking Interactions in a 3-helix Motif
We demonstrate that intermolecular stacking is capable of forming one-dimensional arrays of a blunt-ended 3-helix DNA motif. the array can be visualized in the atomic force microscopy through conjugated streptavidin nanoparticles. We estimate the strength of the triple stacking interaction to be -8.6 kcal mol-1.
R. Wang et al., "Blunt-ended DNA Stacking Interactions in a 3-helix Motif," Chemical Communications, vol. 46, no. 27, pp. 4905-4907, Royal Society of Chemistry, Jan 2010.
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