NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two Pore Guys announced today that it has signed an agreement under which its portable nanopore sensor system will be evaluated by Monsanto for agricultural applications.

The system uses synthetic probes that bind to molecules of interest and then pass through solid-state nanopores, enabling detection of the target molecules. According to Two Pore Guys, Monsanto will develop and evaluate assays for the system for biomolecule detection in crops, pests, and pathogens under laboratory and field conditions.

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