Sequencing helps identify ultra small bacteria found in groundwater and new viruses found in untreated sewage. The size of these tiny microbes are smaller than the pores of standard purification filters.
Learn more at:
MiSeq® System: illumina.com/systems/sequencing-platforms/miseq.html
Nextera® XT Sample Prep Kit: illumina.com/products/by-type/sequencing-kits/library-prep-kits/nextera-xt-dna.html
PMID: 25839169 | Phan, et al. (2015): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25839169
PMID: 25721682 | Luef, et al. (2015): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25721682
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