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Cryo-force spectroscopy and computer simulations examine DNA

02/11/2019

Image: graphic of a DNA strand removed from the gold surface using the tip of an atomic force microscope; Copyright: University of Basel, Department of Physics

At low temperatures, a DNA strand is removed from the gold surface using the tip of an atomic force microscope. In the process, physical parameters can be determined.