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In Nature Genetics this week, researchers from Seven Bridges Genomics publish a study demonstrating improved genomic analysis through the use of a graph genome reference. The team developed a computational graph reference genome implementation that enables read alignment across 2,800 diploid genomes encompassing more than 12 million SNPs and about 4 million insertions and deletions.

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