A team from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Santa Cruz, presents information on genome sequences generated for the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans using the MinION nanopore long read sequencer. With MinION sequencing and de novo assembly, the researchers tackled the genomes of wild type and rearrangement-containing C. elegans strains.

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