DNA engineering: properties and applications by Kenji Mizoguchi, Hirokazu Sakamoto

By Kenji Mizoguchi, Hirokazu Sakamoto

This e-book provides simple information regarding DNA, besides complete theoretical advent to DNA. It discusses fresh advancements in divalent-metal-ion inserted M-DNA complicated, which provides upward thrust to the potential of DNA software to digital performance. extra, the publication describes 3 examples of functions: optical and electric fabrics, digital units resembling bioTFT reminiscence and color-tunable light-emitting diodes, and biofuel mobilephone software with use of proton conduction in DNA.

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In addition, the spin magnetization of some samples was found to saturate at higher fields. Following their work, many studies on this issue were reported [84, 88–92]. 2, about 1200 gauss broad; and the fourth, a narrow line, at g = 2 [88]. Blois and Maling found 1019 to 1020 spins per gram in several DNA and RNA samples, and they suggested iron contribution to ESR on the basis of trace analysis of the samples [89]. However, the quantity of iron impurity in the samples was not enough to elucidate the ESR intensities, and in addition, a large static susceptibility was observed, which was too large to be accounted 31 July 14, 2016 13:53 PSP Book - 9in x 6in 32 Basic Physical Properties of Natural DNA for by the ESR intensities.

6 demonstrates the reproduction of the DNA spectrum with a combination of the 30mer-DNAs in this ratio for the salmon sperm DNA [27]. There is small deviation between the B-DNA and the sum of the 30mer-DNAs. This might be caused by the interaction of the π electrons between the strands of double helix much longer than the 30mer-DNAs and/or by the deviation of the ratio of GC to AT in the present sample from the reported ratio because they are actually not the same portion from the salmon DNA. 6 The spectrum of DNA is compared with the sum of the spectra of the DS 30mer poly(dG-dC) (Fig.

4 shows the absorption spectrum of a DNA aqueous solution [27]. 4 Absorption spectrum in an aqueous solution of DNA. The small bars in the bottom represent the HOMO–LUMO gaps for the four bases— cytosine (C), guanine (G), adenine (A), and thymine (T)—from the left to the ¨ right, calculated by Iguchi with the Huckel approximation (see Chapter 6 for details) [77]. Reprinted with permission from Ref. [27], Copyright 2014 by the American Physical Society. 78 eV. These features are consistent with the reported data in solution and film forms so far [45, 46, 82].

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