Platform Comparison Study Finds PacBio Yields Most Complete Assembly of E. coli Genomes | GenomeWeb

In a study testing the ability of sequencing platforms to sequence and assemble genomes of Escherichia coli, researchers from Quintiles found that assemblies generated solely from the Pacific Biosciences RS platform produced more complete genomes than Illumina's MiSeq, Life Technologies' Ion Torrent PGM, or a combination of PacBio data with one of the two short read platforms.

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