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Self-replication: Nanostructure evolution

Nature Materials volume 16, pages 974976 (2017) | Download Citation

DNA origami nanostructures were utilized to replicate a seed pattern that resulted in the growth of populations of nanostructures. Exponential growth could be controlled by environmental conditions depending on the preferential requirements of each population.

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  1. Friedrich C. Simmel is in the Department of Physics, Technical University of Munich, 85748 Garching, Germany

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