MiSeq resources to further your research

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MiSeq Resources

Somatic mutations in cerebral cortical malformations.

N Engl J Med 371 733-43 2014

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The Gut Microbiota of Rural Papua New Guineans: Composition, Diversity Patterns, and Ecological Processes.

Cell Rep   2015

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Development of a Comprehensive Sequencing Assay for Inherited Cardiac Condition Genes.

J Cardiovasc Transl Res 9 3-11 2016

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MiSeq System Guide

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MiSeq Site Prep Guide

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Gleaning Genetic Insight about Neurodegenerative Disorders

TruSeq Neurodegeneration Panel enables researchers to investigate the complex genetic landscape of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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Researchers Transition from Old to New Technologies for HIV-1 Tropism Studies

MiSeq System features, including ease of use, sequencing depth, and high sensitivity, enabled researchers to match or exceed results obtained using the Roche 454 System.

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Using the MiSeq for Microbial Sequencing Applications
Using the MiSeq for Microbial Sequencing Applications

Practical information for new MiSeq users with many tips, tricks, and microbial examples gleaned from long instrument experience.

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Investigating Tree Sloths with Mixed Amplicon Sequencing
Investigating Tree Sloths with Mixed Amplicon Sequencing

Researchers used paired-end 16S amplicon sequencing on the MiSeq System to explore their microbe-cycling hypothesis.

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Ebola and Sexual Transmission
Ebola and Sexual Transmission

Researchers compared viral RNA sequences from samples, and found substitutions absent from other Western African Ebola genomes.

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