What can we learn from bacterial genome sequences that are never ‘finished’ and are left in pieces?

Bacterial Genetics and Genomics book Discussion Topic: Chapter 17, question 14 When we first started sequencing bacterial genomes, back in the 1990s, the goal was to ‘finish’, to generate a complete, closed, circularized chromosomal sequence that as accurately as possible reflected what would be seen in the bacterial cell. This process often took months, ifContinue reading “What can we learn from bacterial genome sequences that are never ‘finished’ and are left in pieces?”

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