DNA in supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology / edited by Eugen Stulz, Guido H. Clever.

Contributor(s): Stulz, Eugen [editor.] | Clever, Guido H [editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2015Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118696934; 111869693X; 9781118696941; 1118696948; 1118696867; 9781118696866Subject(s): DNA | Supramolecular chemistry | Nanotechnology | Instrumental analysis | Macromolecules | Nanotechnology | Supramolecular chemistry | SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Physical & Theoretical | DNA | Nanotechnology | Supramolecular chemistryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: DNA in supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology.DDC classification: 572.8/6 LOC classification: QP624Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Part I (Non- ) Covalently Modified DNA with Novel Functions; 1.1 DNA-Based Construction of Molecular Photonic Devices; 1.1.1 Introduction; 1.1.2 Using DNA as a template to construct discrete optoelectronic nanostructures; 1.1.3 Assembly of photonic arrays based on the molecular recognition of single-stranded DNA templates; 1.1.4 Assembly of photonic arrays based on the molecular recognition of double-stranded DNA templates; 1.1.4.1 Intercalation; 1.1.4.2 Minor-groove binding; 1.1.5 Towards the construction of photonic devices.
1.4 DNA with Metal-Mediated Base Pairs1.4.1 Introduction; 1.4.2 Metal-mediated base pairs with natural nucleobases; 1.4.2.1 Pyrimidines; 1.4.2.2 Purines; 1.4.3 Metal-mediated base pairs with artificial nucleobases; 1.4.3.1 Individual metal-mediated base pairs; 1.4.3.2 Stacks of metal-mediated base pairs; 1.4.3.3 Doubly metalated base pairs; 1.4.4 Outlook; References; 1.5 Metal-Aided Construction of Unusual DNA Structural Motifs; 1.5.1 Introduction; 1.5.2 DNA duplexes containing metal-mediated base pairs; 1.5.3 Metal-aided formation of triple-stranded structures.
1.5.4 Metal-aided formation of four-stranded structures1.5.5 Metal-aided formation of DNA junction structures; 1.5.6 Summary and outlook; References; Part II DNA Wires and Electron Transport Through DNA; 2.1 Gating Electrical Transport Through DNA; 2.1.1 Introduction; 2.1.2 DNA structure; 2.1.3 Direct electrical measurements of DNA; 2.1.4 Gate modulation of current flow in DNA; 2.1.5 DNA transistors; 2.1.6 Summary and outlook; References; 2.2 Electrical Conductance of DNA Oligomers -- A Review of Experimental Results; 2.2.1 Introduction; 2.2.2 DNA structures; 2.2.3 Scanning probe microscopy.
Summary: This book covers the emerging topic of DNA nanotechnology and DNA supramolecular chemistry in its broader sense. By taking DNA out of its biological role, this biomolecule has become a very versatile building block in materials chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and bio-nanotechnology. Many novel structures have been realized in the past decade, which are now being used to create molecular machines, drug delivery systems, diagnosis platforms or potential electronic devices. The book combines many aspects of DNA nanotechnology, including formation of functional structures based on covalent and non-covalent systems, DNA origami, DNA based switches, DNA machines, and alternative structures and templates. This broad coverage is very appealing since it combines both the synthesis of modified DNA as well as designer concepts to successfully plan and make DNA nanostructures. Contributing authors have provided first a general introduction for the non-specialist reader, followed by a more in-depth analysis and presentation of their topic. In this way the book is attractive and useful for both the non-specialist who would like to have an overview of the topic, as well as the specialist reader who requires more information and inspiration to foster their own research.
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880-01 Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Part I (Non- ) Covalently Modified DNA with Novel Functions; 1.1 DNA-Based Construction of Molecular Photonic Devices; 1.1.1 Introduction; 1.1.2 Using DNA as a template to construct discrete optoelectronic nanostructures; 1.1.3 Assembly of photonic arrays based on the molecular recognition of single-stranded DNA templates; 1.1.4 Assembly of photonic arrays based on the molecular recognition of double-stranded DNA templates; 1.1.4.1 Intercalation; 1.1.4.2 Minor-groove binding; 1.1.5 Towards the construction of photonic devices.

880-02 1.4 DNA with Metal-Mediated Base Pairs1.4.1 Introduction; 1.4.2 Metal-mediated base pairs with natural nucleobases; 1.4.2.1 Pyrimidines; 1.4.2.2 Purines; 1.4.3 Metal-mediated base pairs with artificial nucleobases; 1.4.3.1 Individual metal-mediated base pairs; 1.4.3.2 Stacks of metal-mediated base pairs; 1.4.3.3 Doubly metalated base pairs; 1.4.4 Outlook; References; 1.5 Metal-Aided Construction of Unusual DNA Structural Motifs; 1.5.1 Introduction; 1.5.2 DNA duplexes containing metal-mediated base pairs; 1.5.3 Metal-aided formation of triple-stranded structures.

1.5.4 Metal-aided formation of four-stranded structures1.5.5 Metal-aided formation of DNA junction structures; 1.5.6 Summary and outlook; References; Part II DNA Wires and Electron Transport Through DNA; 2.1 Gating Electrical Transport Through DNA; 2.1.1 Introduction; 2.1.2 DNA structure; 2.1.3 Direct electrical measurements of DNA; 2.1.4 Gate modulation of current flow in DNA; 2.1.5 DNA transistors; 2.1.6 Summary and outlook; References; 2.2 Electrical Conductance of DNA Oligomers -- A Review of Experimental Results; 2.2.1 Introduction; 2.2.2 DNA structures; 2.2.3 Scanning probe microscopy.

This book covers the emerging topic of DNA nanotechnology and DNA supramolecular chemistry in its broader sense. By taking DNA out of its biological role, this biomolecule has become a very versatile building block in materials chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and bio-nanotechnology. Many novel structures have been realized in the past decade, which are now being used to create molecular machines, drug delivery systems, diagnosis platforms or potential electronic devices. The book combines many aspects of DNA nanotechnology, including formation of functional structures based on covalent and non-covalent systems, DNA origami, DNA based switches, DNA machines, and alternative structures and templates. This broad coverage is very appealing since it combines both the synthesis of modified DNA as well as designer concepts to successfully plan and make DNA nanostructures. Contributing authors have provided first a general introduction for the non-specialist reader, followed by a more in-depth analysis and presentation of their topic. In this way the book is attractive and useful for both the non-specialist who would like to have an overview of the topic, as well as the specialist reader who requires more information and inspiration to foster their own research.

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