Thursday, September 8, 2011
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed DNA sensors that can be used with
commercially available personal glucose meters to detect and quantify compounds other than
glucose.1 The researchers are now working to simplify the approach
and think the sensors could have use in diagnosing diseases or identifying environmental
K.-J. SciBX 4(35); doi:10.1038/scibx.2011.982
Published online Sept. 8, 2011
Y. & Lu, Y. Nat. Chem.; published online July 24, 2011;
Contact: Yi Lu,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
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