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Logic invades cell-free biosensing

Cell-free biosensing is emerging as an effective and low-cost technology, but interpretation and synthesis of the results remains largely manual. Now, researchers have incorporated a new information-processing layer between biosensors and their outputs using logic gates to integrate complex results.

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Fig. 1: Information processing layer between biosensor and output.


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Amalfitano, E., Pardee, K. Logic invades cell-free biosensing. Nat Chem Biol 18, 356–358 (2022).

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