DNA strand exchange catalyzed by molecular crowding in PEG solutions
Journal article, 2010

DNA strand exchange is catalyzed by molecular crowding and hydrophobic interactions in concentrated aqueous solutions of polyethylene glycol, a discovery of relevance for understanding the function of recombination enzymes and with potential applications to DNA nanotechnology.

bacterial reca protein

duplexes

mechanism

stabilization

base-stacking

replication

thermal-stability

Author

Bobo Feng

Chalmers, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry

Karolin Frykholm

Chalmers, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry

Bengt Nordén

Chalmers, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry

Fredrik Westerlund

Chalmers, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry

Chemical Communications

1359-7345 (ISSN)

Vol. 46 43 8231-8233

Areas of Advance

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2010-2017)

Energy

Life Science Engineering (2010-2018)

Materials Science

Subject Categories

Physical Chemistry

DOI

10.1039/c0cc03117h

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10/8/2017