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Making programmable chemical controllers from DNA

October 4, 2013

Systems Biology Fellow David Soloveichik and collaborators report the use of chemical reaction networks as a 'programming language' to show that DNA molecules can be programmed to implement any behavior that can be mathematically expressed as such. 

You can read the paper by Chen et al. in Nature Nanotechnology, as well as the News & Views highlight by Shapiro and Ran.