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University of Illinois physicists demonstrate DNA origami bends and twists in solution
November 27, 2013
With support from the National Science Foundation, University of Illinois physicists have for the first time uncovered the atomic structure and dynamics of DNA origami within an aqueous solution. The team's findings were reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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