DNA Nanotechnology

Volume 749 of the series Methods in Molecular Biology pp 199-207


DNA-Modified Single Crystal and Nanoporous Silicon

  • Andrew HoultonAffiliated withChemical Nanoscience Laboratory, School of Chemistry, Newcastle University Email author 
  • , Bernard A. Connolly
  • , Andrew R. Pike
  • , Benjamin R. Horrocks

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The functionalization of silicon as elemental crystalline wafer, nanoporous layers, or nanocrystalline particles with DNA oligonucleotides using automated solid phase synthesis is described. The procedures provide semiconductor surfaces covalently modified with oligomers suitable for capturing complementary oligonucleotide strands.

Key words

DNA Silicon Oligonucleotide Nanoporous Monolayer