Project Description

3D rendering of DNA origami for Mark Bathe lab at MIT. DNAs are programmed and self-assembled into precise 3D architectures, such as this four-layer ring, to organize synthetic chromophores and to replicate key aspects of bacterial photosynthetic systems.

Reference:

1. Pan, K. et al. Lattice-free prediction of three-dimensional structure of programmed DNA assemblies. Nature communications 5, 5578, doi:10.1038/ncomms6578 (2014).