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DNA-coated microcrystals

Moore, B.D. and Kreiner, M. and Fuglevand, G. and Parker, M. (2005) DNA-coated microcrystals. Chemical Communications (London), 2005 (21). pp. 2675-2676. ISSN 0009-241X

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Coprecipitation leads to self-assembly of bioactive DNA on the surface of salt, sugar or amino-acid crystals and provides a rapid inexpensive immobilization method suitable for preparing dry-powder formulations of nucleic acids, useful for storage, imaging and drug delivery.