A graph and timeline showing the changes in instrument capacity over the past decade

FIGURE WO-45Changes in instrument capacity over the past decade, and the timing of major sequencing projects

Top panel, Increasing scale of data output per run plotted on a logarithmic scale. Middle panel, Timeline of major milestones in massively parallel sequencing platform introduction and instrument revisions. Bottom panel, timing of selected projects and milestones.

SOURCE: Mardis (2011). Reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: NATURE. Mardis, E.R. 2011. A decade’s perspective on DNA sequencing technology. Nature 470:198–203, copyright 2011.

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Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
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