"Optical Tweezers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A technique that uses LASERS to trap, image, and manipulate small objects (biomolecules, supramolecular assembles, DENDRIMERS) in three dimensional space. (From Glossary of Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology Terms, 4th ed.)
- Optical Tweezers
- Optical Tweezer
- Tweezer, Optical
- Tweezers, Optical
- Optical Trapping
- Trapping, Optical
- Laser Tweezers
- Laser Tweezer
- Tweezer, Laser
- Tweezers, Laser
- Optical Trap
- Optical Traps
- Trap, Optical
- Traps, Optical
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Optical Tweezers" by people in Profiles.
Divalent cations and molecular crowding buffers stabilize G-triplex at physiologically relevant temperatures. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 19; 5:9255.
Quantification of topological coupling between DNA superhelicity and G-quadruplex formation. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Oct 08; 136(40):13967-70.
Single-molecule mechanochemical sensing using DNA origami nanostructures. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Jul 28; 53(31):8137-41.
Yoctoliter thermometry for single-molecule investigations: a generic bead-on-a-tip temperature-control module. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Mar 24; 53(13):3470-4.
Controlled particle collision leads to direct observation of docking and fusion of lipid droplets in an optical trap. Langmuir. 2014 Feb 11; 30(5):1370-5.
Pulse propagation by a capacitive mechanism drives embryonic blood flow. Development. 2013 Nov; 140(21):4426-34.
Modular aspects of kinesin force generation machinery. Biophys J. 2013 May 07; 104(9):1969-78.
Click chemistry assisted single-molecule fingerprinting reveals a 3D biomolecular folding funnel. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Aug 01; 134(30):12338-41.
G-quadruplex and i-motif are mutually exclusive in ILPR double-stranded DNA. Biophys J. 2012 Jun 06; 102(11):2575-84.
Single-molecule measurements of the binding between small molecules and DNA aptamers. Anal Chem. 2012 Jun 19; 84(12):5298-303.