Because gold nanoparticles have a slight positive charge from the ligands, and DNA is always negatively charged, the DNA and nanoparticles are pulled together into complex packages. Image by: Yaroslava Yingling, North Carolina State University.

Gold Nanoparticles ‘Unzip’ DNA

Raleigh, North Carolina – New research from North Carolina State University finds that gold nanoparticles with a slight positive charge work collectively to unravel DNA’s double helix. [Video]
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