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Structural DNA


Video Length: 30 minutes

Published: 02/01/2009
Product ID:
DV08PUB13_E

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Description

Part of the award-winning Manufacturing Insights video series, this program begins by highlighting the four stages of nanotechnology:

  • static nanostructures
  • active nanodevices
  • nanomachines and simple nanosystems
  • productive nanosystems

This foundation provides the context to explore the four primary approaches to building productive nanosystems. Two are top-down approaches:

  • Diamondoid Mechanosynthesis
  • Patterned Atomic Layer Epitaxy

Two are bottom-up approaches:

  • Bis-peptide Synthesis
  • Structural DNA

Take an inside-look at the research being doe at Nanorex, Inc. in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Discover how these researchers are harnessing the structural and informational components of DNA to develop methods of altering molecules under programmable control to generate self-replicating productive nanosystems.