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Nanopores as protein sensors

Two studies describe progress in designing nanopores capable of detecting single protein molecules.

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Figure 1: Nanopores bearing a single receptor in the opening detect single-protein molecules.

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Howorka, S., Siwy, Z. Nanopores as protein sensors. Nat Biotechnol 30, 506–507 (2012).

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