This blog features voices from PacBio — and our partners and colleagues — discussing the latest research, publications, and updates about HiFi sequencing.

December 22, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

The HiFi difference Christmas edition – Big genomes

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This year, the scientific community has achieved many “firsts” – across genomes, transcriptomes, epigenomes, metagenomes, and more – with long and accurate HiFi sequencing. Another, seasonally timely, “first” was just…

September 30, 2022  |  General

The HiFi difference — not being CLR

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This week Illumina gave an update on their synthetic long-read approach previously named “Infinity reads,” now rebranded as Complete Long Reads (CLR). This acronym choice is of course quite ironic…

September 8, 2022  |  HiFi difference

The HiFi difference – E pluribus unum

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Over the past few months, we have highlighted the striking versatility of HiFi sequencing in a series of a dozen blogposts, allowing many different research applications to be performed with…

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