pH-driven conformational switch of "i-motif" DNA for the reversible assembly of gold nanoparticles

Jaswinder Sharma, Rahul Chhabra, Hao Yan, Yan Liu

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Herein we demonstrate that gold nanoparticles conjugated to "i-motif" DNA behave like a pH dependent switch that undergoes reversible aggregations which can be easily visualized by the naked eye.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-479
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 30 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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