Constructing Highly Accurate Reference Genomes

News   Mar 15, 2017 | Original story from NIH

 
Constructing Highly Accurate Reference Genomes

San Clemente goat Papadum poses for a photo. Papadum contributed DNA to a study showing a new method for assembling high-quality, low-cost genomes. Brian L Sayre

 
 
 

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