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Researchers develop reliable DNA barcodes for biomedical research

June 21, 2018

A DNA barcode is a short sequence of letters made up of the four letters representing the bases found in DNA: A, C, G and T. These genetic labels can be attached to molecules such as cellular proteins or therapeutic agents to track their movement and their interaction with other molecules.

However, around 10% of the time, errors occur, with a letter being deleted, replaced with the wrong letter or an extra letter being inserted.

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