Sanger Institute Purchases OpGen System to Help with Genome Assembly | GenomeWeb

This story was originally published Jan. 10.

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has purchased OpGen's Argus Optical Mapping system "in order to reduce the time and cost of whole-genome sequence assembly," OpGen said last week.

Starting this month, Sanger's Mapping and Archive Sequencing division plans to generate optical maps of bacterial and parasite genomes.

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