Advance genomics with Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) Sequencing
In an effort to overcome inherent challenges in the field of genomics, we sought to develop novel technology that pushed the boundaries of sequencing. The result, SMRT Sequencing, harnesses the natural process of DNA replication and enables real-time observation of DNA synthesis. With this unique technology, we equip innovative scientists and deliver the results needed to drive genetic discovery.
SMRT Sequencing is built upon two key innovations: zero-mode waveguides (ZMWs) and phospholinked nucleotides. ZMWs allow light to illuminate only the bottom of a well in which a DNA polymerase/template complex is immobilized. Phospholinked nucleotides allow observation of the immobilized complex as the DNA polymerase produces a completely natural DNA strand.
The SMRT Sequencing advantage
SMRT Sequencing is ideal for a variety of research applications and offers many benefits, including:
- Longest average read lengths
- Highest consensus accuracy
- Uniform coverage
- Simultaneous epigenetic characterization
- Single-molecule resolution
An overview of SMRT Sequencing
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- Presentation: Alexander, David et al. (2015) PacBio SMRT Analysis 3.0 preview
- Poster: Sethuraman, Anand et al. (2015) Analysis of full-length metagenomic 16S genes by Single Molecule, Real-Time Sequencing
- Poster: Hall, Richard J. et al. (2015) Profiling metagenomic communities using circular consensus and Single Molecule, Real-Time Sequencing.
- Poster: Hall, Richard J. et al. (2015) Assembly of complete KIR haplotypes from a diploid individual by the direct sequencing of full-length fosmids.
- Poster: Brown, Michael et al. (2015) High-accuracy, single-base resolution of near-full-length HIV genomes.
- Presentation: Schatz, Michael et al. (2015) The resurgence of reference quality genome sequence.
- Poster: Clark, Tyson A et al. (2015) Single Molecule, Real-Time sequencing of full-length cDNA transcripts uncovers novel alternatively spliced isoforms.
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- Sequel System Brochure: Introducing the scalable platform for SMRT Sequencing (2015)
- HLA Sequencing Application Brochure: Fully phased, allele-specific HLA sequencing – the perfect pair (2015)
- Targeted Sequencing Application Brochure: Capture your regions of interest in high resolution (2015)
- De Novo Assembly Application Brochure: Bring the “W” back to Whole genome sequencing (2015)
- Isoform Sequencing Application Brochure: Read full-length transcripts – no assembly required (2015)