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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Engineers develop a new biosensor chip for detecting DNA mutations - Medical News Today



Medical News
 June 15, 2016
 
....Next steps include scaling up the technology and adding wireless capability to the chip. Further down the road, researchers envision testing the chip in clinical settings and using it to conduct liquid biopsies. They also envision that the technology could lead to a new generation of diagnostic methods and personalized treatments in medicine.

The work is supported by National Institute on Drug Abuse (grants R01DA025296 and R01DA024871) and departmental development funds from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC San Diego.
Article: Highly specific SNP detection using 2D graphene electronics and DNA strand displacement, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603753113, published online 13 June 2016.

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