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  • Pocket chemistry: DNA helps glucose meters measure more than sugar

    University of Illinois chemists coupled functional DNA sensors and glucose meters for fast, easy, portable detection of drugs, toxins, disease markers and other molecules in blood, water or food.

    University of Illinois chemists coupled functional DNA sensors and glucose meters for fast, easy, portable detection of drugs, toxins, disease markers and other molecules in blood, water or food.

    Image by Li Huey Tan, Yu Xiang and Yi Lu

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  • Editor's note: To contact Yi Lu, call 217-333-2619; email yi-lu@illinois.edu.

     The paper, “Using Personal Glucose Meters and Functional DNA Sensors to Quantify a Variety of Analytical Targets,” is available from the U. of I. News Bureau.