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Reading amino acids in a nanopore

In a step toward nanopore sequencing of proteins, an aerolysin pore discriminates many of the proteinogenic amino acids.

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Fig. 1: Electrical recognition of amino acid residues.


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Correspondence to Stefan Howorka or Zuzanna S. Siwy.

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S.H. holds patents on protein and DNA nanopores that have been licensed to Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

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Howorka, S., Siwy, Z.S. Reading amino acids in a nanopore. Nat Biotechnol 38, 159–160 (2020).

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