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Nanopore Antennas for Ultrahigh Speed DNA Sequencing

‘Nanopore sequencing’ allows a single molecule such as DNA to be analyzed without conventional tools like chemical labels or costly optical instruments. In the process, DNA strands and a stream of...
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Robert Blick, Abhishek Bhat, Paul Gwozdz | P140109US01

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Computer-Based Determination of Haplotype

Humans are diploid organisms whose (non-sex) cells contain two copies of each chromosome – one from each parent. Each of these two copies may be distinguished by genetic variations such as insertion...
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Tom Anantharaman, Bud Mishra, Will Casey | P05170US

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DNA Sequencing with Piezoelectric Nanopore

‘Nanopore sequencing’ holds the potential for sequencing a single molecule of DNA without the need for conventional tools like chemical labels or costly optical instruments. This promising...
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Robert Blick, Eric Stava | P130036US01

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Efficient Whole Genome Analysis System

In addition to simple nucleotide polymorphisms, the human genome includes intermediate structural variations, such as amplifications, insertions, deletions, inversions and complex rearrangements. Whil...
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David Schwartz, Konstantinos Potamousis, Shiguo Zhou, Steven Goldstein, Michael Newton, Rodney Runnheim, Daniel Forrest, Christopher Churas | P07298US

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Markerless Gene Replacement Plasmids for E. coli

Microbial genome sequencing projects uncover large numbers of new genes. Functional analyses of these genes require targeted modifications of particular DNA sequences in their chromosomal locations us...
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Frederick Blattner, Gyorgy Posfai, Vitaliy Kolisnychenko, Zsuzsa Bereczki | P01153US

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Janthinobacterium lividium Isolates from Alaskan Soil

Microorganisms adapted to grow in exceptionally harsh environments, such as hot springs and arctic soils, are a potentially vast source of novel metabolic processes, antibiotics, enzymes and other pro...
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Jo Handelsman, Patrick Schloss, Amy Klimowicz | P06058US

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