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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The drop in next-generation sequencing costs has been opening new markets and applications over the last several years as researchers tackle the sequencing of ever more complex genomes, and as genome sequencing has become a commodified tool that is used in conjunction with other genomics technologies.

One area in particular that has seen a recent surge is plant genomics. Researchers are now using sequencing, gene expression analysis, phylogenetic mapping tools, and genetic engineering to figure out how to make better biofuels.

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