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Synthetic Chemists Cast DNA as Molecular Dance Master

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Science  11 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5617, pp. 242
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5617.242a

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By linking organic reactants to strands of DNA programmed to bind to one another, chemists have learned to choreograph complicated reactions that produce whole libraries of desired chemicals at the same time. They can even improve the reactions through a process that resembles biological evolution.

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