Simulation Trajectories for "DNA double helix, a tiny electromotor"

  • Christopher Maffeo (Creator)
  • Jim Wilson (Creator)
  • Lauren Quednau (Creator)
  • Aleksei Aksimentiev (Creator)



Trajectory data for Nature Nanotechnology manuscript "DNA double helix, a tiny electromotor" that demonstrates how an electric field applied along the helical axis of a DNA or RNA molecule will generate an electroosmotic flow that causes the duplex to spin about that axis, much like a turbine.
Date made availableDec 31 2022
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


  • DNA
  • nanotechnology
  • All-atom MD simulation
  • motors and rotors

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