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Researchers from Tufts and Duke universities describe a whole-genome nanopore long-read sequencing strategy for profiling complex genomic rearrangements formed by faulty DNA double-strand break repair. The team applied the approach to finding GAA trinucleotide microsatellites and following the processes forming them in several strains of the yeast model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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