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De novo nanomaterial crystals from DNA frameworks

Programmable DNA building blocks hosting diverse nano-objects assemble into three-dimensional nanoparticle lattices whose geometry is determined by the shape and valence of the DNA block.

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Fig. 1: De novo design principles of 3D nanomaterial crystals with a stepwise assembly outline.

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Linko, V., Kostiainen, M.A. De novo nanomaterial crystals from DNA frameworks. Nat. Mater. 19, 706–707 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0709-5

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