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In Print: Last Week's Sequencing-Related Papers of Note: Aug 20, 2013

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Electron beam induced local crystallization of HfO2 nanopores for biosensing applications.
Shim J, Rivera JA, Bashir R.
Nanoscale. 2013 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print]


Joint haplotype phasing and genotype calling of multiple individuals using haplotype informative reads.
Zhang K, Zhi D.
Bioinformatics 2013 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]


DRAW+SneakPeek: Analysis workflow and quality metric management for DNA-seq experiments.
Lin CF, Valladares O, Childress DM, Klevak E, et al.
Bioinformatics. 2013 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]


Barnacle: detecting and characterizing tandem duplications and fusions in transcriptome assemblies.
Swa L, Robertson G, Mungall KL, Butterfield YS, et al.
BMC Genomics. 2013 Aug 14;14(1):550.


Isothermal amplification method for next-generation sequencing.
Ma Z, Lee RW, Li B, Kenney P, et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]


MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout.
Sommer S, Courtiol A, Mazzoni CJ.
BMC Genomics. 2013 Aug 9;14(1):542.

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