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Cryptography using DNA Nucleotides

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors:
Mazhar Karimi, Waleej Haider
10.5120/ijca2017914420

Mazhar Karimi and Waleej Haider. Cryptography using DNA Nucleotides. International Journal of Computer Applications 168(7):16-18, June 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2017914420,
	author = {Mazhar Karimi and Waleej Haider},
	title = {Cryptography using DNA Nucleotides},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {168},
	number = {7},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {16-18},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume168/number7/27886-2017914420},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914420},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Cryptography plays a key role in information security. Many new algorithms and techniques have been used in the same regards. Cryptography using DNA computing is very current state of the art. DNA cryptography comes with the next level of data integrity and confidentiality to protect information from intrusions, in this paper a cipher solution is proposed with a new symmetric key generation model based upon DNA strands, nucleotides, codons base pair rules, mutation and DNA to mRNA conversion. This solution emphasizes on usage of biological processes & the random changes found in DNA and simulate those processes in the key generation model.

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Keywords

Cryptography, DNA Cryptography, Symmetric Key Generation, Symmetric Key model, Information Security.