PacBio Demos Improved Chemistry with E. coli Outbreak Sequencing; Plans Q4 Upgrade for RS | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This article has been updated from a version posted July 8 to clarify that the HPA 454 assembly was de novo.

Pacific Biosciences, which remained quiet over the last month as every other next-gen sequencing vendor released sequencing data from the Escherichia coli O104 outbreak, has now sequenced the strain along with 11 other isolates.

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