three recent publication highlights pacbio potential
each of these papers describe an application of pacbio and no other sequencer can do so
1,Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Dec 7;30(12):1232-9.
Genome-wide mapping of methylated adenine residues in pathogenic Escherichia coli using single-molecule real-time sequencing.
2, PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e47768.
Mind the Gap: Upgrading Genomes with Pacific Biosciences RS Long-Read Sequencing Technology.
3, Biotechniques. 2012 Dec;53(6):365-72.
Direct sequencing of small genomes on the Pacific Biosciences RS without library preparation.
"this technique has great potential for a fast and efficient way of identifying organisms in hospitals and other healthcare settings."