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Oligonucleotide-Directed Protein Threading Through a Rigid Nanopore

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB,volume 2186)


Nanopore technology enables the detection and analysis of single protein molecules. The technique measures the ionic current passing through a single pore inserted in an electrically insulating membrane. The translocation of the protein molecule through the pore causes a modulation of the ionic current. Analysis of the ionic current reveals the biophysics of co-translocational unfolding and may be used to infer the amino acid sequence and posttranslational modifications of the molecule.

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  • Nanopore
  • Single-molecule
  • Protein
  • Sequencing
  • Co-translocational unfolding

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D.R.-L. is a recipient of a Ramón y Cajal Fellowship (RYC-2013-12799). D.R.-L. was funded by MINECO grants BIO2017-88946-R and BFU2016-81754-ERC (FEDER funds).

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Celaya, G., Rodriguez-Larrea, D. (2021). Oligonucleotide-Directed Protein Threading Through a Rigid Nanopore. In: Fahie, M.A. (eds) Nanopore Technology. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2186. Humana, New York, NY.

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