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Chemists use nanopores to detect DNA damage

| June 20, 2012

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Scientists worldwide are racing to sequence DNA — decipher genetic blueprints — faster and cheaper than ever by passing strands of the genetic material through molecule-sized pores. Now, University of Utah scientists have adapted this “nanopore” method to find DNA damage that can lead to mutations and disease.

View the original article here: Chemists Use Nanopores to Detect DNA Damage – Science Daily

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