Visualization of the real-time dynamics of individual deoxyribonucleic acid molecules under shear strain

Philip LeDuc, Andrew Tsourkas, David Lavan, Denis Wirtz, Gang Bao

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Abstract

In this study, real-time imaging of the dynamics of individual DNA molecules under a well-defined shear flow was made. After systematic observations of individual DNA molecules, under the DNA conformations were statistically categorized into seven distinct classes: vertical wire; vertical rod; vertical crescent; angled crab; horizontal wire; horizontal rod; and horizontal crescent. Such conformations are not found in no-shear conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED
PublisherASME
Pages87-88
Number of pages2
Volume42
ISBN (Print)0791816117
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
Event1999 Bioengineering Conference - Big Sky, MT, USA
Duration: Jun 16 1999Jun 20 1999

Other

Other1999 Bioengineering Conference
CityBig Sky, MT, USA
Period6/16/996/20/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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