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Molecules that reason

DNA reactions can be used to implement simple logic programs.

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Figure 1: Model of the logic program {e(a,b). e(a,c). e(b,d). e(c,d). p(X,Y)←e(X,Y). p(X,Y)←e(X,Z),p(Z,Y).}, which describes a directed graph with edges from a to b, from a to c, from b to d and from c to d.

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Stefanovic, D. Molecules that reason. Nature Nanotech 4, 625–626 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2009.284

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