ABI Says SOLiD Found More Forms of Variation in HapMap than Illumina; No Formal Comparison Yet | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

Applied Biosystems' SOLiD platform discovered more forms of genome variation in a HapMap sample with less coverage than Illumina's Genome Analyzer did in a previous analysis of the same sample, although the overall number of variations discovered was smaller, according to an ABI researcher. However, a formal comparison of the two studies — which both used sequencing platforms that have since improved — has not been published to date.

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