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April 17th, 2003

Nanoparticles cut the ribbon

Abstract:
Restriction enzymes, which cleave DNA in a sequence-specific manner, are central to biotechnology. Composites of DNA and titania nanoparticles can mimic this behaviour while being turned on and off by light.

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* Nature

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