One ‘genuine’ 8kb Oxford Nanopore read showed up, creating big buzz over twitter chat channels -
Lex Nederbragt posted an alignment with the genome -
How good is it? Heng Li thinks it is visually not too different from PacBio alignments, but others disagree.
Hopefully, by the end of this year, more than 50 nanopore reads will trickle in so that one can start addressing this issue. By then, this curve will cross Kim Kardashian’s wedding tweets.
Why quote over genuine?
Nick Loman also posted the electrical signal for his read -
Here is his nanopore github page, if you want to download the read and analyze yourself.