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Microelectrophoresis devices for DNA sequencing

Part 2. Genomics

2.1. Genome Sequencing

Short Specialist Review

  1. Daniel J. Ehrlich,
  2. James H. Aborn,
  3. Sameh A. El-Difrawy,
  4. Elizabeth A. Gismondi,
  5. Roger Lam,
  6. Brian McKenna,
  7. Thomas O'Neil

Published Online: 15 OCT 2004

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g201308

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Ehrlich, D. J., Aborn, J. H., El-Difrawy, S. A., Gismondi, E. A., Lam, R., McKenna, B. and O'Neil, T. 2004. Microelectrophoresis devices for DNA sequencing. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 2:2.1:6.

Author Information

  1. Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2004

Abstract

Microfabricated instruments for DNA electrophoresis are poised to provide significant sequencing capability in the near term. The state of the art and key remaining issues for this technology are reviewed.

Keywords:

  • electrophoresis;
  • DNA sequencing;
  • microfabrication;
  • MEMS;
  • cross-injector