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Research Article, J Nanomater Mol Nanotechnol Vol: 2 Issue: 7

Effect of Humidity on Structural Distortion and Conductance of DNA Nanowire

Ram Ajore1,2*, Inderpreet Kaur1, Harsimran Kaur1 and Lalit M Bharadwaj1
1Biomolecular Electronics and Nanotechnology Division, Central Scientific Instruments Organization, Chandigarh, India
2Department of Hematology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Corresponding author : Dr. Ram Ajore
Department of Hematology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Tel: 0046-2220735
Received: November 06, 2013 Accepted: November 29, 2013 Published: December 03, 2013
Citation: Ajore R, Kaur I, Kaur H, Bharadwaj LM (2013) Effect of Humidity on Structural Distortion and Conductance of DNA Nanowire. J Nanomater Mol Nanotechnol 2:7. doi:10.4172/2324-8777.1000132


Effect of Humidity on Structural Distortion and Conductance of DNA Nanowire

One of the intensively explored domains of the current bionanotechnology is the focus for search of nano-materials intended to develop high throughput electronic devices. Among the questioned physical materials deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) has given promising background to be explored as potential nanowire material for aspiring nano-devices. The distinguished characteristics of electron hopping between DNA bases intrigues investigators to provide insights of the structrual properties of the DNA under varying relative humidity condition. Present manuscript attempts to provide insights for conductance of double stranded λ-DNA and its short stretch of intrinsic sequences in correspondence to structural distortion as a result of different relative humidity (RH) conditions.

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