A graph showing improvements in cost and efficiency of DNA sequencing from 1980 to the present.

FIGURE WO-4The improvements in DNA sequencing efficiency over time

Costs excludes equipment and personnel.

SOURCE: JASON (2010).

From: Workshop Overview

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The Science and Applications of Microbial Genomics: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
Copyright © 2013, National Academy of Sciences.

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