DNA Computers

TODD ANTHONY BRYK tb96as at badger.ac.brocku.ca
Fri Nov 13 11:28:45 EST 1998


Deano (deanwaller at email.msn.com) wrote:
: Hi,
: While I'm not really INTO the field of DNA computers I do know a bit about
: them. Recently a company called Nanotronics filed a patent (W0 98/28320)
: with the University of California.
: The 'computer' works by very small devices being coated with a predetermined
: DNA sequence. The silicon chip then acts like a substrate and is coated with
: the complementary DNA seq.
: This brings the device and the substrate together to interact.
: Hope this info was of some use.
: Deano

Um, that sounds more like a GeneChip to me than a DNA computer.





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