Tag Archives: ONT

App Note: BluePippin Sizing Yields Longer MinION Reads

BluePippin users are generating longer reads from their Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencers, as demonstrated in a new app note from our colleagues at Nippon Genetics. The app note showcases a workflow used by Kazuharu Arakawa, an associate professor in the … more »

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Podcast: Blogger Keith Robison on the State of Sequencing

A new podcast from Mendelspod takes a look at the state of sequencing in 2018. It’s a lively and interesting discussion about the current and future landscape of genomics between host Theral Timpson and Keith Robison, founder of the Omics! … more »

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Finding Nemo: Hybrid assembly with Oxford Nanopore and Illumina reads greatly improves the Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) genome assembly

January 2018 Authors: Mun Hua Tan, Christopher Austin, Michael Hammer, Yin Peng Lee, Laurence Croft, Han Ming Gan Info: This paper presents the first hybrid genome assembly of Amphiprion ocellaris, the clown anemonefish. The team combined data from Illumina and … more »

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Preprint Roundup: Long-Read Sequencing, ddRAD-seq, and a New Look at Viruses

We always keep our eyes peeled for interesting new research from scientists using Sage Science automated DNA size selection instruments, and several recent preprints caught our attention. Here’s a look: Nanopore Sequencing Reveals High-Resolution Structural Variation in the Cancer Genome … more »

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De Novo Assembly of a New Solanum pennellii Accession Using Nanopore Sequencing

October 2017 Authors: Maximilian Schmidt, Alxander Vogel, Alisandra Denton, Benjamin Istace, et al. Info: Scientists used Oxford Nanopore technology to sequence Solanum pennellii, a wild species of tomato. They generated a median read length of nearly 12 Kb and produced … more »

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Scientists Compare PacBio, Oxford Nanopore Transcriptome Results

We enjoy a good technology evaluation as much as the next scientist, particularly when it comes to sequencing. So we were quite interested in a recent F1000Research publication about long-read sequencing platforms from researchers at the University of Iowa, the … more »

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Comprehensive comparison of Pacific Biosciences and Oxford Nanopore Technologies and their applications to transcriptome analysis

June 2017 Authors: Jason Weirather, Mariateresa de Cesare, Yunhao Wang, Paolo Piazza, Vittorio Sebastiano, Xiu-Jie Wang, David Buck, Kin Fai Au Info: In this F1000 publication, scientists describe an evaluation of long-read sequencing technologies, finding that PacBio provides better data … more »

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Nanopore Sequencers Give Optimal Results with BluePippin Size Selection

The Oxford Nanopore team has been speaking recently about their use of our BluePippin automated size selection system for optimizing the read length obtained from nanopore sequencers. For anyone interested in the Oxford platforms who hasn’t seen this information, here’s … more »

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Long Reads in All Their Glory: PacBio, ONT User Meetings Report Coming Advances

A pair of user group meetings last week offered some intriguing glimpses into the future of long-read sequencing. Oxford Nanopore customers got together in New York, while PacBio users assembled in Palo Alto, Calif. The Sage Science team attended and … more »

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