Online Science Exhibition no. 1

In this first part of our online science exhibition, Rafa Carrascosa Marzo from Andrew Turberfield’s lab at Oxford University will exhibit some of his dynamic DNA structures.If you need a more though explanation of the exhibits below, please visit this post, where Rafa explains the pictures.

Ramme Rafa 1
Computer model of the Rotaxane structure. The ring-shaped slider in the middle can be moved along the rail between the two stoppers at each end.

 

Ramme Rafa 2
TEM images of  Rotaxane structures. They measure 355 nm x 265 nm.

 

Ramme Rafa 3
TEM images confirming that the Rotaxane structures are dynamic: The slider is moved from a central position in the rail (upper panel) to the left (lower panel).

 

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