Abstract

DNA sequence and structure design is very important for DNA nanoapplications. A computer-aided design tool is needed for exploring DNA sequence and structure of interests before experimental synthesis, which is a time- and labor-consuming process. In this paper, an interactive DNA sequence and structure design software tool called DNA shop is proposed and implemented. The visualization tool can generate DNA structures by specifying, selecting, and moving DNA sequences around and display corresponding structures. Using the tool, DNA sequence and structure can be visually inspected in three-dimensional space before experimental studies.

Department(s)

Computer Science

Keywords and Phrases

65; DNA; DNA Computation; DNA Machine; DNA Nanoapplications; DNA Nanotechnology; DNA Shop; DNA Structure Design; Biology Computing; Biotechnology; Computer-Aided Design Tool; Data Visualisation; Interactive DNA Sequence; Interactive Design; Molecular Biophysics; Molecular Configurations; Nanotechnology; Visualization; Visualization Tool

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

1536-1241

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2004 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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