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  • n. One billion bases (nucleotides) as a unit of length of a nucleic acid

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Examples

  • By contrast, the GA could deliver 1 gigabase Gb over a three-day run.

    The $1,000 Genome

  • Leveraging the company's TruSeq™ sequencing chemistry, the system's revolutionary workflow offers the flexibility to go from purified DNA to analyzed data in as few as eight hours, or to generate in excess of 1 gigabase per run in slightly over a day.

    Illumina Announces MiSeq™ Personal Sequencing System - Yahoo! Finance

  • Targeting a 2006 launch, West priced Solexa’s 1G Genetic Analyzer the 1G stood for the target output of 1 gigabase, or 1 billion bases, per run at about $400,000.

    The $1,000 Genome

  • Although the read length was still a fraction of 454’s, the throughput and cost per gigabase were all in Illumina’s favor.

    The $1,000 Genome

  • As a design engineer I’m absolutely amazed that a construct as complex as a human being could be specified in a gigabyte of storage space the approximate size of a 3 gigabase genome.

    What is Science? « UDreamOfJanie

  • As a design engineer I’m absolutely amazed that a construct as complex as a human being could be specified in a gigabyte of storage space the approximate size of a 3 gigabase genome. made me smile.

    What is Science? « UDreamOfJanie

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