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National Center for Genome Resources Breaks the 20 Billion DNA Sequence Barrier with Illumina Genome Analyzer



1/23/2009 8:26:24 AM

SANTA FE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) announced today that it has broken the 20 billion DNA sequence barrier for the first time with an Illumina Genome Analyzer. Using a single Illumina flowcell, NCGR scientists generated more than 20 billion bases (or letters) of high quality human DNA sequence – seven-times the length of a human genome.

Read at BioSpace.com


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