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DNA-based nanostructures for molecular sensing

Lee, Jong Bum and Campolongo, Michael John and Kahn, Jason Samuel and Roh, Young Hoon and Hartman, Mark Richard and Luo, Dan (2009) DNA-based nanostructures for molecular sensing. nanoscale .

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Nanotechnology has opened up new avenues towards ultra-sensitive, highly selective detection of biological molecules and toxic agents, as well as for therapeutic targeting and screening. Though the goals may seem singular, there is no universal method to identify or detect a molecular target. Each system is application-specific and must not only identify the target, but also transduce this interaction into a meaningful signal rapidly, reliably, and inexpensively. This review focuses on the current capabilities and future directions of DNA-based nanostructures in sensing and detection.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Biomedical Science > Nanoscale biological processes
ID Code:7279
Deposited By:CSMNT
Deposited On:27 Oct 2009 08:37
Last Modified:27 Oct 2009 08:37

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