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DNA storage in thermoresponsive microcapsules

CLT steering committee and Prof. of Synthetic Biology, Tom de Greef is actively working on a novel technique called “thermoconfined PCR” for storing data in synthetic DNA. The technique, which involves localizing functionalized oligonucleotides inside thermoresponsive, semipermeable microcapsules, outperforms current DNA storage methods and provides a new approach for repeated random access to archived DNA files.

The details of the technique is published in Nature Nanotechnology.

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