NEW YORK (GenomeWeb news) − Pacific Biosciences said today that it is collaborating with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Public Health England to generate complete genome sequences for 3,000 bacterial strains from PHE's National Collection of Type Cultures, NCTC.

Sequencing for the three-year project will be conducted at the Sanger Institute and will involve PacBio's single-molecule real-time sequencing technology, which provides not only DNA sequence data but also base modifications.

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