CSIR-IGIB and NCDC Researchers develop DNA sensor for quick pathogen detection

Posted on:14 Aug 2017 09:14:26
CSIR-IGIB and NCDC Researchers develop DNA sensor for quick pathogen detection
14 August 2017 Current Affairs: Researchers from CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) and National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) developed an ultrasensitive DNA chip based sensor for quick pathogen detection.

The sensor can detect S. pyogenes, a bacterium which causes a wide range of diseases in about 30 minutes.

The working electrode surface of the sensor is attached to several small-sized, single-stranded DNA probe specific to the pathogen.

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