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Mimicking DNA With MOFs

News   Apr 09, 2019

 
Mimicking DNA With MOFs

SION-19, a biologically derived MOF based on adenine was used to 'lock' Thymine (Thy) molecules in the channels through hydrogen bonding interactions between adenine and thymine. Upon irradiation, thymine molecules were dimerized into di-thymine (Thy<>Thy). Credit: Peter G. Boyd/EPFL.

 
 
 

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