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Old 05-10-2011, 09:56 AM   #1
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Default Ion Torrent de novo assembly results

Guys

I've taken some time to play with the E. coli data on the Ion Torrent site for the purposes of de novo assembly. The results are quite interesting. Further information here:
http://pathogenomics.bham.ac.uk/blog...novo-assembly/

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Old 05-11-2011, 06:56 PM   #2
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GOOD JOB! I heared 318 chip will be released soon~ Hav longer reads and higher quality~
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:27 PM   #3
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GOOD JOB! I heared 318 chip will be released soon~ Hav longer reads and higher quality~
316 chip is scheduled to be released this summer; 318 might show up at beta sites at the end of the summer but won't be in general release until much later. Each is about a 5X improvement in number of

Read length is probably not coupled to the chips -- it is likely that each version of the chip will benefit from other chemistry improvements that enable longer reads.
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