Determining the Structure of DNA using Raman
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V. V. Boiko

Journal of Biological Physics

Vibrational spectra of DNA in the confined interglobular volume of photonic crystal


Understanding the properties of DNA in different physical and chemical environments is important for biomedical and life science applications.

Sensitive, high resolution Raman spectroscopy gives information about the structure of DNA molecules. Often the signals are/need to be enhanced by processes like surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy to obtain measurable signals more effectively. Here, researchers measure the structural changes of DNA inside photonic crystal cavities.

PyLoN CCD camera

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