Next Generation Genome Sequencing: Towards Personalized Medicine
Copyright © 2008 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Michal Janitz
Published Online: 30 OCT 2008
Print ISBN: 9783527320905
Online ISBN: 9783527625130
About this Book
Written by leading experts from industry and academia, this first single comprehensive resource addresses recent developments in next generation DNA sequencing technology and their impact on genome research, drug discovery and health care. As such, it presents a detailed comparative analysis of commercially available platforms as well as insights into alternative, emerging sequencing techniques. In addition, the book not only covers the principles of DNA sequencing techniques but also social, ethical and commercial aspects, the concept of personalized medicine and a five-year perspective of DNA sequencing.