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Chapter 3

DNA-sandwich Gated Membranes

Despite consisting only of up to four different nucleotides as molecular building blocks, nucleic acids offer a surprising range of opportunities for molecular recognition and actuation based on conformational changes. This chapter will show the potential of nucleic acids as receptors and actuators in gating membranes, while critically discussing current challenges.

Publication details


Print publication date
16 Apr 2019
Copyright year
2019
Print ISBN
978-1-78801-243-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-78801-637-7
ePub eISBN
978-1-78801-765-7
From the book series:
Smart Materials Series