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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Streamline NGS Data Analysis, Management, and Storage

BaseSpace Sequence Hub increases an Oxford laboratory's productivity and cost-effectiveness in meeting the needs of its clinical research teams.

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Amplicon Sequencing Uncovers PEH Variants

Researchers discover exercise intensity-dependent PEH-associated variants that vary with phenotype.

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

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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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