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December 1st, 2004

Nanoscopic gold spheres can be reversibly bound to DNA

Abstract:
Researchers at the University of Dortmund have now developed an elegant method to link nanoparticles reversibly: they use short DNA strands to cause gold spheres to aggregate "on demand" and then to separate again, also "on demand."

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