Next-Generation Sequencing - An Introduction

Next-Generation Sequencing - An Introduction

Tim Watts, Sr. Marketing Specialist, Illumina, EMEA
Topic: Sequencing

Today’s complex genomic research questions demand a depth of information beyond the capabilities of traditional DNA sequencing technologies. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has rapidly been adopted as an important research tool, enabling previously unanswered questions to be addressed. 

Illumina next-generation sequencing utilizes a fundamentally different approach from the classic Sanger chain-termination method. It leverages sequencing by synthesis (SBS) technology – tracking the addition of labelled nucleotides as the DNA chain is copied – in a massively parallel fashion.

Watch our on demand webinar to find out more on how NGS can help you gain greater insight from your studies, save time, and be more confident in your results.



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