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New material could enhance fast and accurate DNA sequencing
August 13, 2014
Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: The expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that nanopores in the material molybdenum disulfide could sequence DNA more accurately, quickly and inexpensively than anything yet available.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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