Conformational Change of Self-Assembled DNA Nanotubes Induced by Two-Photon Excitation

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4090-4096
Journal / PublicationSmall
Issue number33
Online published26 May 2015
Publication statusPublished - 2 Sep 2015


Two-photon-regulated, shape-changing DNA nanostructures are demonstrated by integrating a DNA nanotube with a two-photon photocleavable module that enables the opening of the cavities of tube, and becomes partially single-stranded in response to two-photon excitation under 800 nm fs laser pulses.

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  • conformational changes, DNA nanotubes, photocleavage, photoresponse, two-photon excitation