Bucking Short-Read Trend, Upstart Genome Corp.’s Next-Gen System Sticks With Sanger | GenomeWeb
A new DNA sequencing startup is swimming against the tide: While most next-generation sequencing platforms combine new chemistries, short reads, and miniaturization, Genome Corp. is betting on factory-style Sanger dideoxy sequencing and read lengths of at least 1,200 base pairs to make sequencing faster and more affordable.
 
The Providence, RI-based startup believes its approach, which it calls “massively parallel“ Sanger sequencing, will be competitive with existing next-generation technologies.
 

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