A Phred for Every Platform? Next-Gen Sequencers Assess Quality of Their Data | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (GenomeWeb News) - When Applied Biosystems debuted its first automated Sanger sequencer in the 1980s, researchers had to wait 10 years before the base-calling program Phred emerged on the scene to assign quality scores to sequence data. But that was then, and this is now.

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