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International Journal of Information Technology

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 379–390 | Cite as

An improved generalized DNA computing model to simulate logic functions and combinational circuits

  • Kuntala Boruah
  • Jiten Chandra Dutta
Original Research
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Abstract

In this paper a reusable, generalized, parallel DNA computing model is presented to evaluate any logic function at molecular level. The gate strands designed by this algorithm act both as logic operator and sensor to detect the output. Though this model could be employed to simulate vast range of logic functions but for simplicity of explanation theoretical simulation results of DNA based NAND, NOR, half-adder, full-adder and four-bit carry ripple adder are demonstrated to validate this model. The proposed model relies on the induced hairpin formation property of naphthyridine dimer in a G–G mismatched DNA oligo strand which is integrated with a generalized gate design algorithm. Contribution of this work lies in the inclusion of features like single design strategy for any logic function, uniformity in representation of logic 0 and 1 throughout the simulation process and is cost and implementation effective with parallel processing capacity.

Keywords

DNA DNA computing DNA hairpin Logic gate NAND NOR Full-adder Four-bit carry ripple adder 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge Tezpur University for providing necessary facilities.

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Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electronics and Communication Engg.Tezpur UniversityTezpurIndia

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