DNA computing


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DNA computing

n.
Molecular computing using DNA molecules.
The manipulation of data represented by strings of DNA base pairs instead of binary digits, with calculations carried out by common manipulations—e.g., combining, copying, and extracting strands
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Based on these ideas above, Adleman published the paper titled "Molecular Computation of Solutions to Combinatorial Problems" in the journal Science (1994), which means the birth of a new research field: DNA Computing [25].
Yu, DNA computing, sticker systems, and universality.
Research work is being done on DNA Computing either using test tubes (biologically) or simulating the operations of DNA using computers (Pseudo or Virtual DNA computing).
Until now the main drawbacks of DNA computing are its error rate, time and cost consuming, due to its manual processing.
DNA computing research can be described through the following three general categories [8]:
The team went on to set up more complicated queries involving multiple rules and facts, and the DNA computing devices were able to deduce the correct answers every time.
Another potential benefit of DNA computing is performing calculations in parallel vs.
New ways of thinking include optical, molecular, quantum and even DNA computing.
In her very interesting paper3 on DNA computing Lila Kari writes: ".
We will now be able to concentrate on expanding opportunities for the growing defense electronics business conducted by DNA Computing Solutions while continuing to have access to engineering design services from Flextronics Design to supplement the engineering staff of DCS.
The era of DNA computing has barely started and it is already changing the well-established notions of complexity.
DNA Computing Solutions offers an array of high performance board level products based on Texas Instruments' C6x and C5x DSP and Motorola/IBM PowerPC RISC processors.