DNA nanotechnology : methods and protocols / edited by Giampaolo Zuccheri and Bruno Samori.

Contributor(s): Zuccheri, Giampaolo | Samori', B. (Bruno)
Material type: TextTextSeries: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.): v. 749.Publisher: New York : Humana : Springer, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xii, 361 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617791420; 1617791423Subject(s): DNA -- Laboratory manuals | Nanotechnology -- Laboratory manuals | Biotechnology -- Laboratory manuals | Technology | Manufactured Materials | Miniaturization | Natural Science Disciplines | Publication Formats | Disciplines and Occupations | Technology, Industry, and Agriculture | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Nucleic Acids, Nucleotides, and Nucleosides | Publication Characteristics | Technology, Industry, Agriculture | Chemicals and Drugs | Methods | Nanostructures | Biotechnology | Nanotechnology | DNA | Laboratory Manuals | Nucleic Acids | Investigative Techniques | Biological Science Disciplines | Biotechnology | DNA | Nanotechnology | chemie | chemistry | biotechnologie | biotechnology | nanotechnologie | nanotechnology | humane genetica | human genetics | Chemistry (General) | Chemie (algemeen)Genre/Form: Laboratory Manual. | Electronic books. | Laboratory manuals. Additional physical formats: Print version:: DNA nanotechnology.DDC classification: 572.8/6 LOC classification: QP624 | .D53 2011Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Synthesis and characterization of self-assembled DNA nanostructures / Chenxiang Lin [and others] -- Protocols for self-assembly and imaging of DNA nanostructures / Thomas L. Sobey and Friedrich C. Simmel -- Self-assembly of metal-DNA triangles and DNA nanotubes with synthetic junctions / Hua Yang [and others] -- DNA-templated Pd conductive metallic nanowires / Khoa Nguyen, Stephane Campidelli, and Arianna Filoramo -- Method to map spatiotemporal pH changes inside living cells using a pH-triggered DNA nanoswitch / Souvik Modi and Yamuna Krishnan -- Control of helical handedness in DNA and PNA nanostructures / Roberto Corradini [and others] -- G-quartet, G-quadruplex, and G-wire regulated by chemical stimuli / Daisuke Miyoshi and Naoki Sugimoto -- Preparation and atomic force microscopy of quadruplex DNA / James Vesenka -- Synthesis of long DNA-based nanowires / Alexander Kotlyar -- G-wire synthesis and modification with gold nanoparticle / Christian Leiterer, Andrea Csaki, and Wolfgang Fritzsche -- Preparation of DNA nanostructures with repetitive binding motifs by rolling circle amplification / Edda Reiß, Ralph Holzel, and Frank F. Bier -- Controlled confinement of DNA at the nanoscale : nanofabrication and surface bio-functionalization / Matteo Palma [and others] -- Templated assembly of DNA origami gold nanoparticle arrays on lithographically patterned surfaces / Albert M. Hung and Jennifer N. Cha -- DNA-modified single crystal and nanoporous silicon / Andrew Houlton [and others] -- Atomic force microscopy as a lithographic tool : nanografting of DNA nanostructures for biosensing applications / Matteo Castronovo and Denis Scaini -- Trapping and immobilization of DNA molecules between nanoelectrodes / Anton Kuzyk, J. Jussi Toppari, and Paivi Torma -- DNA contour length measurements as a tool for the structural analysis of DNA and nucleoprotein complexes / Claudio Rivetti -- DNA molecular handles for single-molecule protein-folding studies by optical tweezers / Ciro Cecconi [and others] -- Optimal practices for surface-tethered single molecule total internal reflection fluorescence resonance energy transfer analysis / Matt V. Fagerburg and Sanford H. Leuba -- Engineering mononucleosomes for single-pair FRET experiments / Wiepke J.A. Koopmans, Ruth Buning, and John van Noort -- Measuring DNA-protein binding affinity on a single molecule using optical tweezers / Micah J. McCauley and Mark C. Williams -- Modeling nanopores for sequencing DNA / Jeffrey R. Comer, David B. Wells, and Aleksei Aksimentiev.
Summary: Currently, nanotechnology is exposing the properties of DNA in unprecedented detail leading to new insights on the biological behavior and function of DNA. With the structural perfection of a self-assembling DNA nano-object, such as a DNA origami, it is clear how complex DNA is as a molecule, leading researchers to wonder how many different constructs could be designed and realized. DNA Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols shows the procedures to follow in order to repeat methods that lead to such constructs or to the mastering of the characterization techniques used to study them. The chapters of this book are roughly divided into two parts: some cover the methods for preparing the nanostructures, from the rationale of the operations to the techniques for their handling, while other chapters deal more directly with advanced instrumental techniques that can manipulate and characterize molecules and nanostructures. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and accessible, DNA Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal guide to scientists of all backgrounds and aims to ignite interest and spur activity in this young and rapidly growing research field.
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Synthesis and characterization of self-assembled DNA nanostructures / Chenxiang Lin [and others] -- Protocols for self-assembly and imaging of DNA nanostructures / Thomas L. Sobey and Friedrich C. Simmel -- Self-assembly of metal-DNA triangles and DNA nanotubes with synthetic junctions / Hua Yang [and others] -- DNA-templated Pd conductive metallic nanowires / Khoa Nguyen, Stephane Campidelli, and Arianna Filoramo -- Method to map spatiotemporal pH changes inside living cells using a pH-triggered DNA nanoswitch / Souvik Modi and Yamuna Krishnan -- Control of helical handedness in DNA and PNA nanostructures / Roberto Corradini [and others] -- G-quartet, G-quadruplex, and G-wire regulated by chemical stimuli / Daisuke Miyoshi and Naoki Sugimoto -- Preparation and atomic force microscopy of quadruplex DNA / James Vesenka -- Synthesis of long DNA-based nanowires / Alexander Kotlyar -- G-wire synthesis and modification with gold nanoparticle / Christian Leiterer, Andrea Csaki, and Wolfgang Fritzsche -- Preparation of DNA nanostructures with repetitive binding motifs by rolling circle amplification / Edda Reiß, Ralph Holzel, and Frank F. Bier -- Controlled confinement of DNA at the nanoscale : nanofabrication and surface bio-functionalization / Matteo Palma [and others] -- Templated assembly of DNA origami gold nanoparticle arrays on lithographically patterned surfaces / Albert M. Hung and Jennifer N. Cha -- DNA-modified single crystal and nanoporous silicon / Andrew Houlton [and others] -- Atomic force microscopy as a lithographic tool : nanografting of DNA nanostructures for biosensing applications / Matteo Castronovo and Denis Scaini -- Trapping and immobilization of DNA molecules between nanoelectrodes / Anton Kuzyk, J. Jussi Toppari, and Paivi Torma -- DNA contour length measurements as a tool for the structural analysis of DNA and nucleoprotein complexes / Claudio Rivetti -- DNA molecular handles for single-molecule protein-folding studies by optical tweezers / Ciro Cecconi [and others] -- Optimal practices for surface-tethered single molecule total internal reflection fluorescence resonance energy transfer analysis / Matt V. Fagerburg and Sanford H. Leuba -- Engineering mononucleosomes for single-pair FRET experiments / Wiepke J.A. Koopmans, Ruth Buning, and John van Noort -- Measuring DNA-protein binding affinity on a single molecule using optical tweezers / Micah J. McCauley and Mark C. Williams -- Modeling nanopores for sequencing DNA / Jeffrey R. Comer, David B. Wells, and Aleksei Aksimentiev.

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Currently, nanotechnology is exposing the properties of DNA in unprecedented detail leading to new insights on the biological behavior and function of DNA. With the structural perfection of a self-assembling DNA nano-object, such as a DNA origami, it is clear how complex DNA is as a molecule, leading researchers to wonder how many different constructs could be designed and realized. DNA Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols shows the procedures to follow in order to repeat methods that lead to such constructs or to the mastering of the characterization techniques used to study them. The chapters of this book are roughly divided into two parts: some cover the methods for preparing the nanostructures, from the rationale of the operations to the techniques for their handling, while other chapters deal more directly with advanced instrumental techniques that can manipulate and characterize molecules and nanostructures. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and accessible, DNA Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal guide to scientists of all backgrounds and aims to ignite interest and spur activity in this young and rapidly growing research field.

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