CTAB-induced morphological transition of DNA micro-assembly from filled spheres to hollow capsules

Kazunori Matsuura, Kouzo Masumoto, Yuuko Igami, Kwonil Kim, Nobuo Kimizuka

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Abstract

DNA microspheres formed by self-assembly of DNA three-way junctions with self-complementary sticky-ends undergo an unexpected dynamic transformation from filled spheres into hollow capsules upon addition of cationic surfactants such as cetyltrimethylammonium bromide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)921-923
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular BioSystems
Volume5
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 24 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology

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