Rapid Screening of Complex DNA Samples by Single-Molecule Amplification and Sequencing
News Jun 03, 2011
Microbial cloning makes Sanger sequencing of complex DNA samples possible but is labor intensive. We present a simple, rapid and robust method that enables laboratories without special equipment to perform single-molecule amplicon sequencing, although in a low-throughput manner, from sub-picogram quantities of DNA. The method can also be used for quick quality control of next-generation sequencing libraries, as was demonstrated for a metagenomic sample.
The article is published online in the journal PLoS ONE and is free to access.
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