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What’s in my pot? Real-time species identification on the MinION

Whole genome sequencing on next-generation instruments provides an unbiased way to identify the organisms present in complex metagenomic samples. However, the time-to-result can be protracted because of fixed-time sequencing runs and cumbersome bioinformatics workflows.

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Nanopore sequencing for metagenomic diagnosis of infectious diseases

Unbiased diagnosis of all pathogens in a single test by metagenomic next-generation sequencing is now feasible, but has been limited to date by concerns regarding sensitivity and sample-to-answer turnaround times.

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Oxford Nanopore MinION Applications: Kits and Tools, Genetics and Metagenomics

The Applications team at Oxford Nanopore has two overarching responsibilities: creation and development of sample and library preparation protocols for a wide variety of sample types, and undertaking biological projects which highlight the various strengths of Oxford Nanopore’s technology.

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Centrifuge: rapid and sensitive classification of metagenomic sequences

Centrifuge is a novel microbial classification engine that enables rapid, accurate and sensitive labeling of reads and quantification of species on desktop computers.

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Species level resolution of 16S rRNA gene amplicons sequenced through the MinION™ portable nanopore sequencer

Background: The miniaturised and portable DNA sequencer MinION has been released to the scientific community within the framework of an early access programme to evaluate its application for a wide variety of genetic approaches.

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INC-Seq: Accurate single molecule reads using nanopore sequencing

Nanopore sequencing provides a rapid, cheap and portable real-time sequencing platform with the potential to revolutionise genomics. Several applications, including RNA-seq, haplotype sequencing and 16S sequencing, are however limited by its relatively high single read error rate (>10%).

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Nanopore Sequencing in Microgravity

The ability to perform remote, in situ sequencing and diagnostics has been a long-sought goal for point-of-care medicine and portable DNA/RNA measurements.

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