BGI Reviews Next-Gen Sequencing Platforms, Highlighting Advantages of Each System | GenomeWeb

Researchers from BGI have analyzed the advantages and disadvantages of each major sequencing platform, assessing features such as cost, accuracy, throughput, read length, and the applications each are suited to.

The institution, which boasts the largest next-generation sequencing capacity in the world, employs 137 Illumina HiSeq 2000 instruments, 27 Life Technologies SOLiD 4, one Ion Torrent PGM, one MiSeq, and one Roche 454 GS FLX sequencer.

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