DNA Analysis with a Photo-Diode Array Sensor

  • Hideki Kambara
  • Guohua Zhou
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 503)

A simple instrument or device for easy DNA analysis is required. A combination of bioluminometric assay and photo-detection with an inexpensive photo-diode array provides a simple instrument for various DNA analyses. Its characteristics and applications for DNA analyses are described.

Key words

DNA analysis DNA sequencing Pyrosequencing SNPs Photodiode Photo-diode array Luminescence Step-by-step sequencing 



The author would like to thank Dr Tomoharu Kajiyama and Dr Akihiko Kishimoto for the development of technologies and instruments, and Ms Sumiyo Takiguchi and Ms Mari Goto for their help in experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideki Kambara
    • 1
  • Guohua Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Research LaboratoryHitachi Ltd.TokyoJapan

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