Franco Della Vedova
I spent the last 30 years as a scientist in biochemistry research laboratories and recently I started to give three-dimensionality to concepts and structures that are the result of scientific research. My intent is to tell the science through a personal artistic sense and my art-works are science-based sculptures made of metal, especially copper

Two antibodies (Y) linked to an antigen. This is an ELISA, intended as the acronym for Enzyme Linked Immuno Sorbent Assay.
Size: 0 x 0 inches
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A restriction site is a cutting point in a DNA molecule on which acts a cutting enzyme. In this copper sculpture is represented a portion of circular DNA (plasmidic DNA) cut by the enzyme EcoRI which breaks four pairs of nucleotide bases.
Restriction Site
Size: 21 x 14 inches
Media: Others
Price: $ 600
This is a science-based but also a sort of pop-art representation of a lambda bacteriophage virus in which, in  a provocative manner the icosahedral viral capsid is transformed into an advertising space.
Viral Marketing
Size: 9 x 11 inches
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The beginning of everything. The migration of the 23 couples of chromosomes is initiated and when they will arrive at the opposite poles, a new life and a new story will begin.
Mitotic Spindle
Size: 33 x 21 inches
Media: Others
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It is not a blasphemy. It's only a representation of a tRNA molecule.
Molecular Religion
Size: 20 x 20 inches
Media: Others
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