Cellular Computing

Paperback | July 21, 2004

EditorMartyn Amos

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The completion of the first draft of the human genome has led to an explosion of interest in genetics and molecular biology. The view of the genome as a network of interacting computational components is well-established, but researchers are now trying to reverse the analogy, by using livingorganisms to construct logic circuits. The potential applications for such technologies is huge, ranging from bio-sensors, through industrial applications to drug delivery and diagnostics. This book would be the first to deal with the implementation of this technology, describing several workingexperimental demonstrations using cells as components of logic circuits, building toward computers incorporating biological components in their functioning.

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The completion of the first draft of the human genome has led to an explosion of interest in genetics and molecular biology. The view of the genome as a network of interacting computational components is well-established, but researchers are now trying to reverse the analogy, by using livingorganisms to construct logic circuits. The ...

Martyn Amos is at University of Exeter.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 0.51 inPublished:July 21, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195155408

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ContributorsTheoretical and Engineering Principles1. Martyn Amos and Gerald Owenson: An Introduction to Cellular Computing2. Ray Paton, Michael Fisher, Grant Malcolm, and Koichiro Matsuno: Proteins and Information Processing3. Michael A. Lones and Andy M. Tyrell: Enzyme Genetic Programming4. Ron Weiss, Thomas F. Knight Jr., and Gerald Sussman: Genetic Process Engineering5. Michael L. Simpson, Gary S. Sayler, James T. Fleming, John Sanseverino, and Chris D. Cox: The Device Science of Whole Cells as Components In Microscale and Nanoscale SystemsLaboratory Experiments6. Kenichi Wakabayashi and Masayuki Yamamura: The Enterococcus faecalis Information Gate7. Ron Weiss, Thomas F. Knight Jr., and Gerald Sussman: Cellular Computation and Communication Using Engineered Genetic Regulatory Networks8. Michael L. Simpson, Timothy E. McKnight, Michael A. Guillorn, Vladimir I. Merkulov, Gary S. Sayler, and Anatoli Melechko: The Biology of Integration of Cells into Microscale and Nanoscale SystemsComputation in Ciliates9. David M. Prescott and Grzegorz Rozenberg: Encrypted Genes and Their Assembly in Ciliates10. Lila Kari and Laura F. Landweber: Biocomputation in CitiesIndex