Nanopores could map small changes in DNA that signal big shifts in cancer -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Nanopores could map small changes in DNA that signal big shifts in cancer

04/19/2017

Image: Graphic of how Methylation Mapping works; Copyright: Aditya Sarathy

University of Illinois researchers developed a method to detect and map DNA methylation, which can be a sign of cancer, by threading the DNA through a tiny hole in a thin sheet of conductive material with a current running through it; © Aditya Sarathy