Many companies are offering DNA sequencing for the cannabis field but not all of these companies have scientific staff that have published genomics papers. Do they know how to sequence? This review implies, in some cases they do not. While its a hard genome to sequence, the technique being deployed would be frowned upon even in easier human genomes.
Garbage In = Garbage Out: Limited Peer Review in Cannabis Sequencing
Video Apr 16, 2018 | Original video from Kevin McKernan YouTube Channel
The PromethION is Oxford Nanopore Technologies' largest sequencing device, capable of delivering many terabases of data, in real time, from a single run. Hear how teams across a broad range of applications, based in labs all over the world — US (UCSF, UCD, JCVI and UCSC), China (GrandOmics and Biomarker) and Europe (KeyGene, Genescope and UMC Utrecht) — are using PromethION in their work.WATCH NOW
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