Quality metrics

  1. PacBio Sequel: Scaling Up SMRT Technology


    The major advantage of SMRT sequencing over other technologies is the long read-length. Other major benefits of the platform, such as improved de novo assembly and detection of structural variation are derived from this advantage. With more and more evidence pointing to the importance of structural variation between different genomes, PacBio’s long reads put it in a unique market position.

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  2. Metagenomics Analysis


    Metagenomics is a very broad field that can often be summarized down to the analysis of a microbiome. These microbiomes are all around and inside us. They’re in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat.

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  3. Human Whole Genome Sequencing


    The genome is the unique blueprint of every living organism on earth. In almost every other species like humans, exhaustive research has demonstrated it is also in concert with environmental and epigenetic factors. Changes in it, is undeniably one of the pillars of disease pathogenesis - or lack thereof.
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  4. Whole Exome Sequencing


    For many projects, it can be overkill to do Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS). Projects with a more specific focus can leverage Whole Exome Sequencing (WES), thanks to its higher coverage and lower overall cost.
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  5. Buying vs Outsourcing Sequencing Platforms

    The advent of next-generation sequencing has revolutionized biology and many other fields. Sequencing is now used to develop new drugs, understand personal ancestry and predisposition to certain diseases, improve yields in agriculture, find new oil fields, and in many other areas. DNA sequencing is becoming as indispensable as computing in many industries.  

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