[Business Office Feature] Hard-core sequencing

graded for easy DNA sequencing is a minor annoyance. They simply prepare another, better sample from the abundant source material they have on hand in cultured cells, laboratory animals, or a freezer full of tissues. But what if the only available specimen is an arsenic-preserved pelt from 150 years ago, a pile of mummified dung found in a cave, or a single formalin-fixed pathology slide? As sequencing technology steadily improves, such irremediably difficult samples have gradually begun yielding usable sequences.Read the Feature (Full-Text HTML)Read the Feature (PDF)Read New Products (PDF)
Author: Alan Dove

Source: Science Mag

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