Frontiers | Commentary on Aptamers for Virus Research | Frontiers in Virology | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it

Aptamers are oligonucleotide ligands that form unique secondary and tertiary structures, such as stem loops, kinks, bulges, and pseudoknots. Each aptamer exhibits a unique interface, through its structure, that specifically recognizes the target molecule.