Akeson's UCSC Lab Automates Nanopore 'Ratcheting' System for Sequencing DNA | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This story was originally published Feb. 16.

Amid building anticipation for the commercialization of a nanopore sequencing system, Mark Akeson's group from the University of California, Santa Cruz, has demonstrated an automated system for "ratcheting" DNA back and forth through a nanopore at a slow enough speed to enable the detection of individual bases.

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