BGI-Led Project Uses Mix of Illumina and Sanger Sequencing to Assemble Cucumber Genome | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

Using a combination of Sanger capillary and Illumina sequencing technologies, researchers led by the Beijing Genomics Institute in Shenzhen and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing have sequenced and assembled the genome of the cucumber at a sequencing cost of approximately $3.3 million.

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