Trapping virus in a shell

Nature Methods volume 18page857 (2021)


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Hollow nano-objects made of DNA could trap viruses and render them harmless

 

 

 

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The virus trap: Hollow nano-objects made of DNA could trap viruses and render them harmless

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Researchers engulf and neutralize viruses with nano-capsules tailored from genetic material using the DNA origami method. The strategy has already been tested against hepatitis and adeno-associated viruses in cell cultures. It may also prove successful against corona viruses.


 

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