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ORLANDO – Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a rapid single-molecule nanopore sequencing assay that can analyze blood samples from acute myeloid leukemia patients for clinically actionable and prognostic markers in a few hours.

The team, led by OSU's Esko Kautto and James Blachly, designed the test on Oxford Nanopore Technologies' MinIon sequencer, aiming for same-day analysis of AML patients' DNA so the detected genomic variants may be used to guide treatment or inform their prognosis.

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