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Contact: Mike Seele
Boston University College of Engineering

Nanopore Schematic

Caption: A team of researchers led by Boston University biomedical engineer Amit Meller is using electrical fields to efficiently draw long strands of DNA through nanopore sensors, drastically reducing the number of DNA copies required for a high throughput analysis.

Credit: Figure copyright, Nature Nanotechnology, 2009

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