NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech has installed a 454 GS-FLX sequencer at its core lab, the Institute said today.
 
VBI said installing the 454 sequencer will enable its researchers to sequence 100 megabases in 7 hours, and will be able to achieve lengths of as many as 200 base pairs.
 
Core lab manager Clive Evans said the GS-FLX will help the institute offer the ability to “tackle whole genomes.”
 

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