Researchers Turn to Immune Repertoire Sequencing to Better Understand Disease | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

As next-generation sequencing
gains more traction in labs, researchers are increasingly using the technology to understand more complex human systems such as the immune repertoire.

Because of its high variability, the immune system has been the subject of few sequencing efforts. But many researchers believe that sequencing the immune repertoire will provide important insights into the nature of disease and infection.

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