Plummeting Cost of Whole-Genome Sequencing Raises Questions about Longevity of Exome Sequencing | GenomeWeb

By Bernadette Toner

Over the last six months, exome sequencing has gained ground as a relatively low-cost method to identify causative mutations for rare diseases, but some in the scientific community are questioning the staying power of the approach as the cost of whole-genome sequencing plunges ever closer to the $1,000 mark.

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