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February 20, 2012 AT 12:00 am

MinION – $900 usb-powered DNA sequencer

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MinION – $900 usb-powered DNA sequencer on sale this year via Chris.

Oxford Nanopore (ON) has been developing a disruptive nanopore-based technology for sequencing DNA, RNA, proteins, and other long-chain molecules since its birth in 2005. The company has just that within the next 6-9 months it will bring to market a fast, portable, and disposable protein sequencer that will democratize sequencing by eliminating large capital costs associated with equipment required to enter the field.


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