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Schematic of Nanoassembly Mechanism

Caption: This is a schematic of how gold nanorods link up when complementary strands of DNA attached to each rod (A, A') -- or DNA linker strands with ends complementary to two different types of DNA tethers on adjacent rods (B, C) -- are used as "glue."

Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory

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