FLUORESCENCE-BASED ANALYSIS OF BIOPOLYMERS USING NANOPORES

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0058336 A1
Application Date: Mar. 2nd, 2017

ABSTRACT

Described herein are systems for analysis of biopolymers and complexes containing biopolymers based on optical measurement of ion flux through pores. Also described are methods of using such devices for...
Application Number:
15/119,859
International Classification:
C12Q 1/68 (20060101); G01N 21/64 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A system for analyzing a biopolymer or complex comprising a biopolymer, the system comprising: (a) a first reservoir comprising a first electrically conductive aqueous solution comprising a fluorescent reporter molecule capable of producing a fluorescence emission that is altered in the presence of an ionic species; and(b) a first electrode...

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CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Application No. 61/942,772 filed Feb. 21, 2014 and entitled “Label-free fluorescence-based biopolymer sequencing using nanopore arrays”, which is hereby incorporated by reference in its entirety.
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