A disruptive sequencer meets disruptive publishing

Nick Loman*, Sarah Goodwin, Hans Jansen, Matt Loose

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Nanopore sequencing was recently made available to users in the form of the Oxford Nanopore MinION. Released to users through an early access programme, the MinION is made unique by its tiny form factor and ability to generate very long sequences from single DNA molecules. The platform is undergoing rapid evolution with three distinct nanopore types and five updates to library preparation chemistry in the last 18 months. To keep pace with the rapid evolution of this sequencing platform, and to provide a space where new analysis methods can be openly discussed, we present a new F1000Research channel devoted to updates to and analysis of nanopore sequence data.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1074
JournalF1000Research
Volume4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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© 2015 Loman N et al.

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