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Nucleic Acid Enzymes: The Fusion of Self-assembly and Conformational Computing

@article{Ramlan2009NucleicAE,
  title={Nucleic Acid Enzymes: The Fusion of Self-assembly and Conformational Computing},
  author={Effirul Ikhwan Ramlan and Klaus-Peter Zauner},
  journal={Int. J. Unconv. Comput.},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={165-189}
}
Macromolecules are the predominant physical substrate sup-porting information processing in organisms. Two key characteristics—conformational dynamics and self-assembly properties—render macro-molecules unique in this context. Both characteristics have been investigated for technical applications. In nature’s information processors self-assembly and conformational switching commonly appear in combination and are typically realised with proteins. At the current state of biotechnology the best… 
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