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Sequence plants and animals with confidence

Large and complex genomes present unique challenges such as polyploidy and high levels of heterozygosity. PacBio offers the long reads with high accuracy necessary to overcome these challenges.

Explore how SMRT Sequencing is helping scientists answer biological questions across a broad range of plant and animal sciences


Insect Biology 

Develop disease prevention methods, understand basic biology, and improve pest control using a population or a single individual.

Genome from a single mosquito | Global Ant Genomics Alliance | Corn leaf aphid genome


Crop Improvements

Uncover new biology to improve crop health, conduct trait selection, and enhance breeding efficiency.

Garlic transcriptome study | Autopolyploid sugarcane genome | Structural variants in grapevine


Animal Health and Breeding

Investigate animal genetics to study patterns of inheritance, immunology, and domestication in high resolution.

Phased diploid genome assembly | Canine domestication genes | MHC in primates


Marine Biodiversity

Dive into the depths of marine ecosystems to study evolution, reveal insights into developmental and address the challenges of climate change.

Clown fish genome | Coral microbiome characterizationHemoglobin gene clusters in codfish


Conservation

Examine the genetic diversity of species-at-risk to support assisted reproduction, wildlife management, and sustainability.

Bluefin tuna genomes | Turtle dove population decline | 25 genomes effort for conservation


 

Discover how the SMRT Sequencing applications can empower your area of research

Whole Genome Sequencing
Produce reference-quality genomes with fully phased haplotypes
Structural Variant Calling
Use high-sensitivity variant calls with low false discovery rate to gain actionable insights across populations
Targeted Sequencing
Choose from flexible options to target regions to access to all variants even in the most complex regions
RNA Sequencing
Access full-length transcript sequences to identify novel genes and transcripts and improve genome annotation

To learn more about how SMRT Sequencing can support plant and animal sciences, contact us.

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