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Nature Nanotechnology 4, 13 - 14 (2009)
doi:10.1038/nnano.2008.387

Subject Categories: Molecular self-assembly | Surface patterning and imaging

Molecular self-assembly: Helping themselves

Sijbren Otto1

  1. Sijbren Otto is at the Centre for Systems Chemistry of the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry of the University of Groningen, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands.
    e-mail: s.otto@rug.nl


By using reversible enzyme reactions involving short peptides, molecular synthesis can be controlled by the self-assembly of the resulting products.

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