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October 11th, 2005

Turning Carbon Nanotubes into RNA-Degrading Nano-Enzymes

Abstract:
Combining a DNA-based enzyme with a carbon nanotube, a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has created a nanoscale device capable of degrading specific sequences of RNA.

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