Array-Based Capture Method Helps Target and Sequence Highly Contaminated Neandertal DNA | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This story was originally published May 6

Researchers have used a targeted method to capture, amplify, and sequence highly contaminated Neandertal DNA on the Illumina Genome Analyzer. The method, published last week in Science, allowed them to identify changes to the human genome that have occurred since modern humans diverged from the Neandertal.

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