|MiSeq Reagent Kit v2||MiSeq Reagent Kit v3|
|> 90% bases higher than Q30 at 1 × 36 bp||> 85% bases higher than Q30 at 2 × 75 bp|
|> 90% bases higher than Q30 at 2 × 25 bp||> 70% bases higher than Q30 at 2 × 300 bp|
|> 80% bases higher than Q30 at 2 × 150 bp|
|> 75% bases higher than Q30 at 2 × 250 bp|
† A quality score (Q-score) is a prediction of the probability of an error in base calling. The percentage of bases > Q30 is averaged across the entire run.
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The MiSeq System harnesses proven Illumina SBS technology to deliver highly accurate data and robust performance for a broad range of applications. SBS uses a reversible-terminator method, with fluorescently labeled nucleotides to detect single bases as they are incorporated into growing DNA strands.
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