Build Virtual NanoStructures using Molecular Origami Interactive Feature



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Wyss Institute Launches “Molecular Origami” Interactive Feature

Flash-based feature allows design and build of virtual nanostructures

Boston, Mass. -- Molecular Origami is a process that allows researchers to build nano-sized structures out of DNA (or RNA). To help illustrate the basics of DNA origami, Harvard’s Wyss Institute has created a Flash-based interactive feature that allows users to build virtual nanostructures by sequencing a simple, abstract representation of a DNA molecule and then allowing it to self assemble. Users can build structures of their own design – the dynamic nature of the feature allows for an endless number of design possibilities – or they can build and modify pre-set shapes. (extracted from University Press Release. January 2010)


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