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February 2009 Volume 27 No 2

Artist's rendering of streptavidincoated magnetic beads used to pull down ultra-long biotinylated RNA 'baits' designed to capture specific genomic DNA fragments. Gnirke et al. use the approach for targeted Illumina sequencing, represented by the processed image of a massively parallel sequencing experiment (p 182). Credit: Ken Eward ©BioGrafx.