By Monica Heger

In anticipation of the launch of its MiSeq instrument next quarter, Illumina presented data on the system's performance earlier this month in a poster at the Biology of Genomes meeting at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.

In the poster, company researchers compared MiSeq's performance to the HiSeq for human genome sequencing, amplicon sequencing, 16S metagenomics, and bacterial sequencing and de novo assembly.

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