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Old 02-19-2012, 09:45 AM   #33
pmiguel
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Originally Posted by gringer View Post
There are still a few more opportunities for additional generations of sequencing technology.

Consider that the sequencing still needs a lysis stage. What about in-vitro / in-vivo sequencing, or completely non-invasive sequencing?
And plenty of work to do in the single molecule sampling in lysed samples arena. The devil is in the details.

I would say a completely non-biological sensor (solid state) would be worthy of the appellation "5th generation".

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