Enzymatic Polymerization of High Molecular Weight DNA Amphiphiles That Self-Assemble into Star-Like Micelles

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High molecular weight ssDNA amphiphiles are synthesized by enzymatic polymerization. These highly asymmetric diblock DNA copolymers self-assemble into “hairy”, star-like micelles, shown in the AFM image and the DPD snapshot.

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