Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Sunday, May 19, 2013

New Device Can Extract Human DNA with Full Genetic Data in Minutes

Take a swab of saliva from your mouth and within minutes your DNA could be ready for analysis and genome sequencing with the help of a new device.  University of Washington engineers and NanoFacture, a Bellevue, Wash., company, have created a device that can extract human DNA from fluid samples in a simpler, more efficient and environmentally friendly way than conventional methods.
The device will give hospitals and research labs a much easier way to separate DNA from human fluid samples, which will help with genome sequencing, diagnostics and forensic investigations.

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