Nano Bugle

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Identification of DNA Bases Without Fluorescent Tags

Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Technologies have made a strategic alliance in which Illumina will market exclusively BASETM technology products developed by Oxford Nanopore for the DNA sequencing. These sequencing systems use protein nanopores coupled with a processive enzyme.

The system developed by the spin-out of the University of Oxford, Oxford Nanopore, is designed for the electric identification of DNA bases at the molecular level, without the need for fluorescent labels.


November 18, 2009 Posted by | Nanobiology | , , | Leave a comment