Opinion Paper

Will long-read sequencing technologies replace short-read sequencing technologies in the next 10 years?

Boluwatife A. Adewale
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine | Vol 9, No 1 | a1340 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ajlm.v9i1.1340 | © 2020 Boluwatife A. Adewale | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 18 July 2020 | Published: 26 November 2020

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Boluwatife A. Adewale, Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria; and, College Research and Innovation Hub (CRIH), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria; and, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

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Sanger sequencing; reference genome; long read sequencing; short read sequencing; contigs; next-generation sequencing; sequence assembly; hybrid sequencing


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