Electron tomography shows molecular anchoring within a layer-by-layer film

M.R.J. Vos, M. Breurken, P.E.L.G. Leclère, P.H.H. Bomans, F. Haas, de, P.M. Frederik, J.A. Jansen, R.J.M. Nolte, N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk

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Abstract

The layer-by-layer self-assembly of thin films consisting of alternating layers of DNA and bis-urea nanoribbons prevents diffusion of the components within the film and allows the anchoring of biotinylated molecules through molecular recognition in a predetermined layer of the film. Electron tomography demonstrates with nanometer precision the location of gold-labeled streptavidin bound to the incorporated biotinylated molecules.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12608-12609
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume130
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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