A Schematic Drawing of the MinION Nanopore (image) University of Connecticut Share Print E-Mail Caption As a strand of DNA moves through the MinION nanopore, the MinION 'sees' five nucleotides at a time. Every set of five nucleotides produces a characteristic current, allowing the MinION to read out the DNA code in a single, continuous stream. Credit Yesenia Carrero/UConn Usage Restrictions This image must be accompanied by the appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.