Roomy cages built from DNA could one day deliver drugs, devices

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 04:31 in Physics & Chemistry

A set of self-assembling DNA cages one-tenth as wide as a bacterium have been created by scientists. These DNA nanostructures are some of the largest and most complex structures ever constructed solely from DNA, and they could one day deliver drugs, or house tiny bioreactors or photonic devices that diagnose disease.

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