Schematic of the Liquid Crystal Coacervate System (image) Tokyo Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Short double-stranded DNA (Oligo dsDNA) co-assemble in an end-to-end stacked fashion with a cationic peptide (poly-L-lysine) to form rigid bundles, resulting in formation of liquid crystal coacervate droplets. Credit Tommaso P Fraccia Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.