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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