Helicos Still Validating Performance; Initial Specs Match Next-Gen Competition | GenomeWeb
The initial version of Helicos BioSciences’ single-molecule sequencing system promises to generate DNA sequence data at a comparable price, accuracy, and throughput to competing systems, according to specifications the company disclosed last week.
Helicos is still testing production units of its HeliScope platform in house but said it is “on track” to ship the instruments to customers, a goal it had originally planned to meet by the end of last year.

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