Nanopore Sequencing 'Read Until' Feature May Be Useful in Metagenomics, Haplotyping, Pathogen Dx | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new nanopore sequencing method called "Read Until" that was developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham in the UK could have applications in metagenomics, haplotyping, and eventually in infectious disease diagnostics, among other applications.

The researchers developed the method, which enables selective sequencing without using targeted capture methods, for Oxford Nanopore Technologies' MinIon device.

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