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Quantum developing solid-state single-molecule sequencing platform
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Quantum: Silicon speed
Monday, April 14, 2014
University spinout Quantum
Biosystems Inc. has joined the
single-molecule sequencing race with a solid-state system that could offer
improved development timelines over competing nanopore technologies that use
The company's technology is
based on the work of Masateru Taniguchi, who developed a technology for
identifying nucleotides using electric tunneling current, which involves
measuring the distinct electron transport properties of individual nucleotides
as they cross a nanoscale gap between two electrodes.
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