PAPER: Self-assembly of aluminium-salen coupled nanostructures from encoded modules with cleavable disulfide DNA-linkers

Brown, R. S.; Nielsen, M.; Gothelf, K. V.

Chem. Commun. 2004, 1464–1465, doi: 10.1039/B403956D

Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University, Gustav Wieds Vej 10C, Denmark

Center for Catalysis and iNANO, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 140, Denmark


DNA-directed coupling of organic modules by formation of stable aluminium–salen complexes, makes possible the subsequent reductive cleavage of disulfide linkers and release of the two oligonucleotide chains attached to each building-block.

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