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Building 3D Structures with DNA Bricks

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The nanofabrication technique, called ‘DNA-brick self-assembly,’ uses short, synthetic strands of DNA that work like interlocking Lego bricks. It capitalizes on the ability to program DNA to form into predesigned shapes thanks to the underlying ‘recipe’ of DNA base pairs. This animation accurately shows how the DNA strands self assemble to build a structure.DNA Nanostructures for Drug Delivery

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

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