Oxford Nanopore Researchers Assemble Bacterial Genomes from Environmental Sample | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at Oxford Nanopore Technologies have cultured difficult-to-grow bacteria in their natural environment — a stream running behind the company's office — and assembled two bacterial genomes from sequencing data generated on the MinIon device.

"This approach allows rapid, inexpensive, and straightforward discovery, and genomic analysis, of previously uncultured prokaryotic genomes," they wrote.

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