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Old 03-14-2017, 01:26 AM   #1
Justin87
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Default Reason for POOR per tile sequence quality

We recently performed a sequencing run on the MiSeq sequencer using a V3 (600 cycle kit).

With regards to the per tile quality plot (obtained when using the FastQC analysis software) for one of our samples, it seems as though there is a large area that is flagged in red for R2, indicating that those tiles had worse qualities.

I was just wondering on possible reasons why this would happen and how it could be prevented in future runs?

Thanks!
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