NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team from Wayne State University and Michigan's Isle Royale National Park have demonstrated the feasibility of using Ion Torrent sequencing to assess microbial community samples being introduced into the environment.

"A lot of people struggled when Ion Torrent came out," the study's first author Masanori Fujimoto, a physiology researcher at Wayne State, told In Sequence. "But this 400 [base read] chemistry can do a much better job and at low cost."

"This is going to accelerate the study of the microbiome," he added.

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