Thursday, 17 November 2016

MinION: 500kb reads and counting

A couple of Tweets today point to the amazing lengths Oxford Nanopores MinION sequencer is capable of generating - over 400kb!

Dominik Handler Tweeted a plot showing read distribution from a run . In replies following the Tweet he describes the DNA handling as involving "no tricks, just very careful DNA isolation and no, really no pipetting (ok 2x pipetting required)".


and Martin Smith Tweeted an even longer read, almost 500kb in length...


Exactly how easily we'll all see similar read lengths is unclear, but it is going to be hugely dependant on the sample and probably having "green fingers" as well.

Here's Dominics gel...


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