Enzymatic polymerization of high molecular weight DNA amphiphiles that self-assemble into star-like micelles.

TitleEnzymatic polymerization of high molecular weight DNA amphiphiles that self-assemble into star-like micelles.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsL Tang, V Tjong, N Li, YG Yingling, A Chilkoti, and S Zauscher
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume26
Issue19
Start Page3050
Pagination3050 - 3054
Date Published05/2014
Abstract

High molecular weight ssDNA amphiphiles are synthesized by enzymatic polymerization. These highly asymmetric diblock DNA copolymers self-assemble into "hairy", star-like micelles, shown in the AFM image and the DPD snapshot.

DOI10.1002/adma.201306049
Short TitleAdvanced Materials