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Gene and Molecular Manipulation Using Electron Tunneling

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036726D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Foster, JS Frommer, JE Klaassen, KB [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a mechanism for altering molecular structures with the ability to manipulate extremely local areas (at the angstrom level) based on electron tunneling which can be used to alter genetic codes by splicing and reconnecting the bases which make up a strand of DNA.