Chris Phoenix has contributed Silica-nucleating proteins (e.g. silicatein) might be used to make silica structures. Chris points out mechanosynthesis of [molecularly precise] structures is much broader than diamondoid or Drexler, and blends into approaches that don’t even require covalent chemistry.
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