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Arizona State University

DNA Gridiron

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Caption: This is an 11-by-11 gridiron structure (11 vertical helices by 11 horizontal helices) with 21 base pairs (bp) between junctions in both directions uses 5301 of 7249 nucleotides of the M13 DNA scaffold strand and con- tains 120 staple strands (42 nucleotides each).

Credit: Hao Yan lab, Biodesign Institute

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