Scripps Research Institute (SRI)

Type Disciplines
Research Institution Nanomaterials Nanomedicine Nanotubes
Address Postal Code
10550 North Torrey Pines Road 92037
City State / Province
La Jolla, California California
E-mail Country
USA
Web Phone
link (858) 784-1000
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A group of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute hav designed, constructed, and imaged a single strand of DNA that spontaneously folds into a highly rigid, nanoscale octahedron that is several million times smaller than the length of a standard ruler and about the size of several other common biological structures, such as a small virus or a cellular ribosome.

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