Nucleic acid memory

Nat Mater. 2016 Apr;15(4):366-70. doi: 10.1038/nmat4594.


Nucleic acid memory has a retention time far exceeding electronic memory. As an alternative storage media, DNA surpasses the information density and energy of operation offered by flash memory.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Information Storage and Retrieval*
  • Nucleic Acids / chemistry*


  • Nucleic Acids