inqaba biotec brings PacBio SMRT Technology into our market

As of September 2017, inqaba biotec is the official partner of PacBio in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding Sudan). In addition to supplying PacBio’s Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT®) Sequencing technology, starting in early 2018, we will be launching our Long-Read Sequencing Service using the PacBio® platform. We are particularly excited to offer this service for several reasons: PacBio is the leader in long-read sequencing, providing the most comprehensive views of genomes, transcriptomes, and epigenomes in a variety of organisms from viruses/bacteria through to plant, animal and human genomes. SMRT Sequencing delivers long continuous reads (>20kb), high consensus accuracy (up to 99.9999% QV50), uniform coverage (even across high GC content regions), along with simultaneous epigenetics characterization. PacBio’s Sequel® System is the scalable platform for SMRT Sequencing and overcomes many of the challenges associated with short-read sequencing technologies.

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Southern Africa

  • Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd.
  • PO Box 14356, Hatfield 0028
  • Pretoria, South Africa

  • Tel: +27 12 343 5829
  • Fax: +27 86 677 8409
  • E-mail: info@inqababiotec.co.za

East Africa

  • inqaba biotec East Africa Ltd.
  • PO Box 1846
  • Nairobi 00606, Kenya

  • Tel: +254 735 370 693
  • Fax: +27 86 677 8409
  • E-mail: info@inqababiotec.co.ke

West Africa

  • inqaba biotec West Africa Ltd.
  • PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan 200001
  • Oyo State, Nigeria

  • Tel: +‎234 805 882 7272
  • Fax: +27 86 677 8409
  • E-mail: info@inqababiotec.ng