MS (Master of Science)
Date of Award
Committee Chair or Co-Chairs
Teresa W. Haynes, Debra J. Knisley
Yue Zou, Robert B. Gardner
Understanding RNA molecules is important to genomics research. Recently researchers at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences used graph theory to model RNA molecules and provided a database of trees representing possible secondary RNA structures. In this thesis we use domination parameters to predict which trees are more likely to exist in nature as RNA structures. This approach appears to have promise in graph theory applications in genomics research.
Thesis - Open Access
Coake, Travis Reves, "Using Domination to Analyze RNA Structures." (2005). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1022. http://dc.etsu.edu/etd/1022
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