The ‘Core Next Door’ | GenomeWeb

Just like dating, choosing which core facility to send work to can be rife with clichés, Genomic Repairman says. While each varies according to its service offerings, he says that in general there are five main types of core labs that parallel stereotypes associated with potential dates. For example, there’s the much talked-about “core of ill-repute,” who always asks for more sample, but seldom generates good results, he says.

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