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Scanning tunnelling microscopy

A DNA sequence scanned

The scanning tunnelling microscope can image and distinguish individual bases in DNA molecules, thus allowing partial sequencing of the strands.

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Figure 1: Partial sequencing of a single DNA molecule with a scanning tunnelling microscope.

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Porath, D. A DNA sequence scanned. Nature Nanotech 4, 476–477 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2009.212

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