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Thermodynamics and Kinetics of DNA Tile-Based Self-Assembly


Abstract Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) has emerged as an attractive building material for creating complex architectures at the nanometer scale that simultaneously affords versatility and modularity. Particularly, the programmability of DNA enables the assembly of basic building units into increasingly complex, arbitrary shapes or patterns. With the expanding complexity and functionality of DNA toolboxes, a quantitative understanding of DNA self-assembly in terms of thermodynamics and kinetics, will provide researchers with more subtle design guidelines that facilitate more precise spatial and temporal control. This dissertation focuses on studying the physicochemical properties of DNA tile-based self-assembly process by recapitulating representative ... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Jiang, Shuoxing (Author) / Yan, Hao (Advisor) / Liu, Yan (Advisor) / Hayes, Mark (Committee member) / Wang, Xu (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemistry / DNA Tile / Kinetics / Self-Assembly / Thermodynamics
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 234 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Chemistry 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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