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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has received US Patent No. 7,612,185, "Nucleic acid biosensors." The patent claims a sensor system for detecting an effector. The system includes an aggregate composed of complexes where each complex includes: a) an aptazyme, composed of an aptamer that serves as a binding site for the effector; b) a substrate for the aptazyme, hybridized to the aptazyme; c) particles; and d) polynucleotides attached to the particles at the 5' terminus or 3' terminus and hybridized to the substrate.

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