Document Type

PhD diss.

Date of Degree

2010

Degree Name

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

Department

Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences

First Advisor

Isabel K. Darcy

Abstract

My research area is applications of topology to biology, especially DNA topology. DNA topology studies the shape and path of DNA in three dimensional space. My thesis relates to the study of DNA topology in a protein-DNA complex by solving tangle equations and calculating distances between DNA knots.

Pages

xi, 139

Bibliography

136-139

Copyright

Copyright 2010 Hyeyoung Moon

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