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Properties of Dimers when Illuminated

Caption: A single gold nanoparticle, or monomer, appears green when illuminated (top left), while a pair of gold nanoparticles bound to an mRNA splice variant, or dimer, appears reddish (top right). Monomers and dimers also scatter light differently, as shown in the graph above.

Credit: Purdue University / Joseph Irudayaraj

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