Assembly of Heterogeneous Functional Nanomaterials on DNA Origami Scaffolds
One on each side: Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and semiconducting quantum dots (QDs) are integrated on a single DNA origami scaffold. Streptavidin- functionalized QDs bind to biotin anchors on one side of the DNA origami, while DNA-coated AuNPs bind through DNA hybridization to single-stranded DNA on the other side of the scaffold. This approach offers a new path toward the organization of complex systems consisting of disparate materials.
R. Wang et al., "Assembly of Heterogeneous Functional Nanomaterials on DNA Origami Scaffolds," Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 51, no. 45, pp. 11325-11327, Wiley, Nov 2012.
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Keywords and Phrases
DNA Structures; Nanoparticles; Nanotechnology; Quantum Dots; Self-assembly
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01 Nov 2012