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Massively parallel sequencing

A sequencing system has been developed that can read 25 million bases of genetic code — the entire genome of some fungi — within four hours. The technique may provide an alternative approach to DNA sequencing.

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Rogers, YH., Venter, J. Massively parallel sequencing. Nature 437, 326–327 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/437326a

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