Helicos Human Genome Paper Raises Questions About Cost Savings, Potential Applications of Technology | GenomeWeb

This article was originally published Aug. 13.

By Andrea Anderson

A paper published last week that demonstrates the feasibility of the Helicos BioSciences technology for sequencing a human genome serves as an important validation of the system, but has also raised some questions about the relative cost — and ideal application of — the single-molecule sequencing technology.

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