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Photoswitching of DNA with molecular motors

20 March 2018

Our former BSc student Sanne, together with Alex and Ignacio, published her MD work in the collaboration with the labs of Hermann and Feringa in JACS! They demonstrate that a DNA hairpin formation can be switched between two states using a molecular motor. Congrats to all on this nice piece of science! Read more at

Last modified:20 March 2018 12.16 p.m.

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