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Scientists created a large synthetic nanopore made from DNA

Scientists used DNA origami to create a synthetic 9 nm wide DNA nanopore, controlled by programmable, lipidated flaps and equipped with a size-selective gating system for the translocation of macromolecules.BYASHWINI SAKHARKARDECEMBER 14, 2019 INVENTION

The construction of a synthetic DNA nanopore capable of selectively translocating protein-size macromolecules across lipid bilayers. Credit: Rasmus Peter Thomsen, Aarhus University
The construction of a synthetic DNA nanopore capable of selectively translocating protein-size macromolecules across lipid bilayers. Credit: Rasmus Peter Thomsen, Aarhus University

Nanopore sequencing is a one of a kind, adaptable innovation that empowers immediate, real-time analysis of long DNA or RNA fragments. It works by checking changes to electrical current as nucleic acids are gone through a protein nanopore. The following sign is decoded to give the particular DNA or RNA sequence.

Scientists have been continually trying to extend this principle and build larger pores to accommodate proteins for sensing purposes. Still, a significant challenge has been the limited understanding of artificial protein design. As an alternative, the DNA origami technique was invented.

DNA Origami is one of the most recent techniques of utilizing DNA as building blocks for the synthesis of nanoparticles.

Now, scientists from Aarhus University have reported the creation of a large synthetic nanopore made from DNA. This new synthetic nanopore can translocate large protein-sized macromolecules between compartments separated by a lipid bilayer.

It involves a functional gating system that enables biosensing of very few molecules in solution. Moreover, a controllable plug in the pore made it possible to size-selectively control the flow of protein-size molecules and demonstrate label-free, real-time, bio-sensing of a trigger molecule.

In addition to that, the pore is composed of a set of controllable flaps that allows targeted insertion into membranes displaying particular signal molecules.

According to scientists, this synthetic nanopore will enable the insertion of the sensor specifically into diseased cells and may allow diagnosis at the single-cell level.REFERENCEAarhus UniversityJOURNALDOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13284-1

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