RNA nanotechnology

RNA nanotechnology is a branch of nanotechnology concerned with the design, study and application of synthetic structures based on RNA. RNA nanotechnology takes advantage of the physical and chemical properties of RNA rather than the genetic information it carries.

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  • News & Views |

    RNA has multiple roles in biology, enabled by its structural diversity. Now, artificially grafted RNA motifs have been encoded in a single RNA strand to form self-assembling nanostructures with controlled geometry and function.

    • Qi Shen
    •  & Chenxiang Lin
    Nature Chemistry 12, 221-222
  • News & Views |

    An RNA nanocube can self-assemble isothermally during in vitro transcription.

    • Michael Famulok
    •  & Damian Ackermann