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Sequencing at the end of the tunnel

Electron tunnelling can be used to identify single bases in a short DNA oligomer.

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Figure 1: Interrogation of individual DNA bases by electron tunnelling.

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Di Ventra, M. Sequencing at the end of the tunnel. Nature Nanotech 5, 828–829 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2010.238

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