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Automata make antisense

Information-carrying DNA strands can be used to perform simple computations, but have so far been little more than toys. Can molecular computers be more broadly useful — in medicine, for instance?

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Figure 1: Automaton in abstract.
Figure 2: Benenson and colleagues' molecular diagnostic automaton.


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Condon, A. Automata make antisense. Nature 429, 351–352 (2004).

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