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Robotics and automation

Part 2. Genomics

2.1. Genome Sequencing

Specialist Review

  1. Elaine R. Mardis

Published Online: 15 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g201209

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Mardis, E. R. 2005. Robotics and automation. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 2:2.1:5.

Author Information

  1. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2005

Abstract

High-throughput DNA sequence generation, as we currently know it, was enabled over the past 15 years by a variety of technological developments that rendered it a highly automated process. This article chronicles key milestones in technology and the efforts that utilized these technologies in the pursuit of faster, cheaper DNA sequence generation.

Keywords:

  • genome sequencing;
  • laboratory automation;
  • robotics