Structural DNA Nanotechnology

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Author: Nadrian C. Seeman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316431983

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Written by the founder of the field, this is the first text of its kind, providing a definitive introduction to structural DNA nanotechnology. Readers will learn everything there is to know about the subject from the unique perspective of the leading expert in the field. Topics covered range from origins and history, to design, experimental techniques, DNA nanomechanics devices, computing, and the uses of DNA nanotechnology in organising other materials. Clearly written, and benefiting from over 200 full colour illustrations, readers will find this an accessible and easy to follow text that is essential reading for anyone who wants to enter this rapidly growing field. Ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers in a range of disciplines including nanotechnology, materials science, physics, biology, chemistry, computational science and engineering.

Nucleic Acids from A to Z

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Author: Sabine Müller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527312115

Category: Science

Page: 336

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Concise but complete, this mini-encyclopedia contains over 1,500 entries covering all important concepts, compounds, techniques and acronyms for quick and easy reference. Guiding readers through the ever-increasing jungle of nucleic acid science and technology, the book distills the key information out of the large body of primary literature and presents it in a single volume. A first-stop resource for everyone, from students to established researchers, as both a desktop and library reference.

Templated DNA Nanotechnology

Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics

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Author: Thimmaiah Govindaraju

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0429767668

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 426

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Nucleic acids have structurally evolved over billions of years to effectively store and transfer genetic information. In the 1980s, Nadrian Seeman’s idea of constructing a 3D lattice from DNA led to utilizing DNA as nanomolecular building blocks to create emergent molecular systems and nanomaterial objects. This bottom-up approach to construct nanoscale architectures with DNA marked the beginning of a new field, DNA nanotechnology, contributing significantly to the broad area of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The molecular architectonics of small "designer" molecules and short DNA sequences through complementary binding interaction engenders well-defined functional nanoarchitectures with realistic applications in areas ranging from biology to materials science and is termed "DNA nanoarchitectonics." This book discusses novel approaches adapted by leading researchers from all over the world to create functional nucleic acid molecular systems and nanoarchitectures. Individual chapters contributed by active practitioners provide fundamental and advanced knowledge emanated from their own and others’ work. Each chapter includes numerous illustrations, historical perspectives, case studies and practical examples, critical discussions, and future prospects. This book can serve as a practical handbook or as a textbook for advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students of nanotechnology and DNA nanotechnology, supramolecular chemistry, and nanoarchitectonics and researchers working on macromolecular science, nanotechnology, chemistry, biology, and medicine, especially those with an interest in sensors, biosensors, nanoswitches and nanodevices, diagnostics, drug delivery, and therapeutics.

The Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials

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Author: Peidong Yang

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814313068

Category: Science

Page: 328

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This book is a sequel to the first volume of The Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials. It covers the most exciting developments in the nanostructured materials field for the past five to ten years, with a particular focus on their applications in energy conversion and energy storage. Prominent authors of recognized authority in the field contribute their expertise in the review chapters.

Unconventional Computation

4th International Conference, UC 2005, Sevilla, Spain, October 3-7, Proceedings

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Author: Cristian S. Calude,Michael J. Dinneen,Gheorghe Paun,Mario de Jesus Pérez-Jiménez,Grzegorz Rozenberg

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540291008

Category: Computers

Page: 266

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Unconventional Computation, UC 2005, held in Sevilla, Spain in September 2005. The conference formerly was named Unconventional Models of Computation (UMC). The 19 revised full papers presented together with 5 invited full papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. All major areas of unconventional computing models are covered in theory as well as in experiments and applications. Topics addressed are: natural computing including quantum, cellular, molecular, neural and evolutionary computing; chaos and dynamical systems based computing; and various proposals for computations that go beyond the Turing model.

DNA Computing and Molecular Programming

19th International Conference, DNA 2013, Tempe, AZ, USA, September 22-27, 2013, Proceedings

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Author: David Soloveichik,Bernard Yurke

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319019287

Category: Computers

Page: 210

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, DNA 19, held in Tempe, AZ, USA, in September 2013. The 14 full papers presented were carefully selected from 29 submissions. The papers are organized in many disciplines (including mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, material science and biology) to address the analysis, design, and synthesis of information-based molecular systems.

DNA Nanotechnology

From Structure to Function

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Author: Chunhai Fan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642360777

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 362

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DNA nanotechnology: From structure to function presents an overview of various facets of DNA nanotechnology, with a particular focus on their promising applications. This book is composed of three parts. Part I, Elements of DNA Nanotechnology, provides extensive basic information on DNA nanotechnology. Part II, Static and Dynamic DNA Nanotechnology, describes the design and fabrication of static and dynamic DNA nanostructures. Recent advances in DNA origami, DNA walkers and DNA nanodevices are all covered in this part. Part III, Applications of DNA Nanotechnology, introduces a variety of applications of DNA nanotechnology, including biosensing, computation, drug delivery, etc. Together these provide a comprehensive overview of this emerging area and its broad impact on biological and medical sciences. This book is intended for post-graduates, post-doctoral researchers and research scientists who are interested in expanding their knowledge of DNA nanotechnology. It provides readers an impression of the latest developments in this exciting filed.

DNA Computing and Molecular Programming

18th International Conference, DNA 18, Aarhus, Denmark, August 14-17, 2012, Proceedings

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Author: Darko Stefanovic,Andrew Turberfield

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642322085

Category: Computers

Page: 151

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, DNA 18, held in Aarhus, Denmark, in August 2012. The 11 full papers presented were carefully selected from 37 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on advancing the engineering and science of biology and chemistry from the point of view of computer science, physics, and mathematics.