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Using this liquid laser, University of Michigan Professor Xudong Fan has developed a highly sensitive technique for identifying mutated DNA that differs from healthy DNA by a single base. The fine white horizontal line is the capillary cavity that enables the laser to amplify the intrinsic difference in the light signals from healthy and mutated DNA. Image: Nicole Casal Moore

Genes Linked To Cancer Could Be Easier To Detect With Liquid Lasers

Using a liquid laser, University of Michigan researchers have developed a better way to detect the slight genetic mutations that might predispose a person to a particular type of cancer or other diseases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

Wayne State Prof Has New Target For Heart Disease Treatment

Mutations that are detrimental to the heart when occurring alone restore heart health and lower incidence of heart disease and heart failure when occurring together, a new study by a Wayne State University researcher finds. […]

11/16/2010

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