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Molecular ping-pong

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Experiments designed to pass the same DNA molecule through a solid-state nanopore many times will greatly improve the quality of single-molecule measurements.

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Figure 1: DNA capture and recapture in a solid-state nanopore a, The nanopore membrane is submerged in an ionic solution.

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Stein, D. Molecular ping-pong. Nature Nanotech 2, 741–742 (2007) doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.396

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