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Optical diagnostics: Nanosensors for liquid biopsies

Carbon nanotubes enable the optical detection of nucleic acids in biofluids.

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Figure 1: Workflows for current miRNA-detection technologies.
Figure 2: Mechanism of detection of the SWCNT–DNA sensor.


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de Lázaro, I., Kostarelos, K. Optical diagnostics: Nanosensors for liquid biopsies. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 0063 (2017).

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