NHud nucleotide assemblage gel

NHud nucleotide assemblage gel

Nicholas Hud holds up a sample of the gooey gel that forms when the nucleotides based on barbituric acid and melamine pair up into spiraled supramolecular assemblages. Under the microscope, the large molecule strings even look like RNA.

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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology, Research
assemblage, barbituric acid, chemical laborartory, HUD, melamine, Nicholas, proto-RNA
  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
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  • Created On: Apr 19, 2016 - 10:00am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:54pm