Which of the following formats is most similar to Ion Torrent readings?
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Have you looked up the technologies behind these sequencers? A quick WikiPedia search should produce results.
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454 (now defunct) is the most similar technology to Ion Torrent, though there are important differences - an interesting source is Beyond Generations: My Vocabulary for Sequencing Tech - even though it doesn't discuss in detail how the different technologies are related. Some sources (e.g.
All in the Chip: Ion Torrent Sequencers) state 454 and Ion Torrent share the same inventor, which would explain their similarity.
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