Tuesday, January 28, 2014

PacBio Demos First De Novo Animal Genome as it Plans Longer Reads, Increased Throughput

Researchers have sequenced and de novo assembled the Drosophila melanogaster genome on the PacBio RS II – the first time an animal genome has been sequenced and assembled solely with PacBio technology – and have produced a genome with fewer gaps and longer contigs than the current reference.

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