Publications by Chris Dwyer.

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Papers Published

  1. Pistol, C. and Dwyer, C., Scalable, low-cost, hierarchical assembly of programmable DNA nanostructures, Nanotechnology (UK), vol. 18 no. 12 (2007), pp. 4 pp. - [125305] .
    (last updated on 2007/04/17)

    Abstract:
    We demonstrate a method for the assembly of fully programmable, large molecular weight DNA complexes. The method leverages sticky-end re-use in a hierarchical fashion to reduce the cost of fabrication by building larger complexes from smaller precursors. We have explored the use of controlled non-specific and specific binding between sticky-ends and demonstrate their use in hierarchical assembly. We conclude that it is feasible to scale this method beyond our demonstration of a fully programmable 8960 kD molecular weight 8 × 8 DNA grid for potential application to complex nanoscale system fabrication

    Keywords:
    atomic force microscopy;DNA;nanotechnology;self-assembly;